A Mt.Vernon Indiana man was arrested Tuesday night in Oakland City after he hid Marijuana inside his girlfriends shirt.
Indiana State Trooper John Davis was operating his radar on State Road 64 at Jackson Street in Oakland City when he stopped the driver of a 2001 Chevrolet pickup truck for driving 47 mph in a 30 mph zone.
While talking with 36 year-old Joseph and his 17 year-old girlfriend. Trooper Davis detected an odor of burnt marijuana. It was then revealed that Tieken had been smoking marijuana earlier while driving. It was also determined that Tieken had allegedly given a small bag of marijuana to his girlfriend to hide in her shirt as the officer was approaching the vehicle.
Tieken was arrested and taken to the Gibson County Jail where he is currently being held on bond. He is being charged with Possession of Marijuana with a Prior Conviction and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
The 17-year-old female was not arrested.
Tieken was arrested in January 2012 for possessing marijuana.