VAN WERT – Kurt Strukamp, of Madison, Indiana, was arrested after a traffic stop on Feb. 27, 2018.

The Van Wert Police department made a traffic stop for a stop sign violation in the 600 block of N. Race St. at approximately 2 a.m. on Feb. 27, 2018.

The driver, Kurt Strukamp, was found to be in possession of meth, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and some pills identified as morphine. The unofficial weight of the methamphetamine was 68 grams and the marijuana was 86 grams.

All narcotics located will be sent to the Ohio BCI lab for confirmation of the drug type and the weight.

Strukamp was arrested and taken to the Van Wert County Jail. He was arrested on several misdemeanor charges and a felony. The Felony charge is a  F-2 for possession of a bulk amount of methamphetamine. A  F-5 possession of morphine may be sought by the prosecutor's office at a grand jury session.