INDIANA: State Police charged Brandon Sadler with OWI – drugs with his 2-year-old son in vehicle


Brandon Sadler Arrested for Impaired Driving with Two-Year-Old Son in Vehicle

Gibson County – Indiana State Police report that on November 6, 2020, at approximately 4:05, Trooper Manning was patrolling I-64 when he stopped the driver of a 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck for making an unsafe lane movement near I-69.

The driver was identified as Brandon Sadler, 27, of Santa Claus. Sadler’s two-year-old son was also in the vehicle. During the traffic stop, Trooper Manning detected an odor of marijuana inside the vehicle. An Indiana State Police K-9 alerted to the presence of narcotics inside Sadler’s vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, Troopers found marijuana wax and paraphernalia. Sadler was arrested and taken to the Gibson County Jail where he was later released after posting bond. His son was released to relatives.

Arrested and Charges:

  • Brandon Sadler, 27, Santa Claus, IN
  1. Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated with a Passenger less than 18 years of age, Class 6 Felony
  2. Possession of Marijuana, Class B Misdemeanor
  3. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Class C Misdemeanor

Investigating Officer: Trooper Hunter Manning, Indiana State Police

Assisting Officer: Trooper Taylor Fox and his K-9 partner, Arka

Indiana State Police traffic stop