Call about impaired driver leads to arrest

On August 26th, 2018, around 10:00 pm, Parke County Deputies were dispatched to a possibly impaired driver on US Hwy 36 near raccoon lake. Reporting party advised the vehicle in question had pulled into the Tiki Hut parking lot.

Deputies arrived in the area and located the suspected vehicle, sitting in the parking lot. Deputies made contact with the driver, identified as Chad Tallman (45) of Rockville. Upon a search of the vehicle, multiple items were located.

Chad was arrested and formally charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, a Level 6 Felony. Possession of Marijuana, a Class B Misdemeanor, and Possession of Paraphernalia, a Class B Misdemeanor