Angela Hug and Kenneth Ausland
Angela Hug and Kenneth Ausland

(11-4-19) A report of a disabled motor vehicle led to the arrest of two Portland, Indiana residents Sunday morning, Angela Hug (35) and Kenneth Ausland (42).

Mercer County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the scene of a possible disabled motor vehicle in the road Sunday morning just after 6 am on South Wayne Street near East Center Street in Fort Recovery. The Deputies talked the occupants and searched the vehicle.

After the search Hug was arrested for suspicion of OVI-under the influence (1st degree misdemeanor) and Ausland was arrested for suspicion of drug related physical control (5th degree felony) along with possession of methamphetamine. Other drug paraphernalia and a small amount of Marijuana were also recovered.

Both were taken to the Mercer County Adult Detention Facility, Ausland is being held on $100,000 (10%) bond and Hug is being held on $50,000 (10%) bond.