Carmi Couple Arrested on Drug Charges, Driving Violations After Stop

Carmi Couple Arrested on Drug Charges, Driving Violations After Stop

CARMI – A Carmi couple will face drug charges following a traffic stop by Carmi Police Friday morning on Country Road 1450 North in Carmi.

According to a Carmi Police report, 30-year-old Anthony Robert Belka was also charged with improper use of registration, unlawful display of registration sticker not authorized for the vehicle, possession of meth, unlawful use of property and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was cited for no insurance.

His passenger, 22-year-old Tarynn Browning of Carmi, was arrested for possession of meth and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police said Belka and Browning were both given the opportunity to take a drug test through the probation office due to their probation/parole status to prove the meth was not theirs. They both refused and were taken to the White County Jail with no bond set.

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