Targeted visitors stop leads to foot pursuit and drug-related arrests in Vigo County

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. – Indiana State Law enforcement documented that on Friday all over 11:50 p.m. a trooper observed a automobile with a broken tail gentle and back windshield, which prompted the trooper to initiate a targeted visitors prevent.

The trooper proceeded to speak to the driver and passenger in the motor vehicle and instantly detected suspicious action, stated the report.

On inquiring for identification, the driver was discovered as 22-calendar year-previous Cameron J. Jen of Terre Haute, and the passenger was identified as 18-calendar year-previous Damien W. Swinson of Terre Haute, claimed the division.

The trooper necessary guidance and, on their arrival, authorities situated a handgun less than the passenger side seat, mentioned the report.

Troopers reported they attempted to area the topics into handcuffs for their protection, this is when Jen tried to evade officers and ran.

Although running from officers, Jen was viewed positioning an merchandise into a drinking water drain, explained the report.

Officials mentioned that a even further research of the motor vehicle discovered a different handgun below the driver’s seat, as well as marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Officials noted upon discovering the bag, they learned legend medicines with its contents.

The office concluded the report obtaining that neither occupant had a valid allow to carry and ended up equally taken into custody and arrested on the adhering to preliminary costs:

  • Cameron J. Jent was arrested on preliminary prices of possession of legend medicines, protecting a frequent nuisance, carrying a handgun without having a permit, possession of controlled compound, resisting regulation enforcement, and possession of paraphernalia.
  • Damien W. Swinson Jr. was arrested on preliminary rates of protecting a prevalent nuisance, carrying a handgun with out a permit, possession of a managed material.