Three arrested in Marshall County on gun and marijuana charges
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ind. – Three men from Indianapolis were arrested Tuesday and now face gun and marijuana-related charges.
According to Indiana State Police, a trooper stopped a silver Chevy traveling southbound on U.S. 31 near 13th road around 9:45 a.m.
The trooper reported an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle which prompted a search.
Officials say 35 individual plastic containers filled with marijuana, weighing a total of 122 grams, were found along with a loaded handgun and $1,900 in cash.
The driver, 26-year-old Deonta Larkins, was charged with driving while suspended, maintaining a common nuisance, dealing marijuana, and possession of handgun without a permit.
ISP says the two other passengers face charges of maintaining a common nuisance, dealing marijuana, and possession of a handgun without a permit.
All three men were booked in the Marshall County Jail.