A Shelbyville man was arrested after Indiana State Police say that he falsely identifying himself to a trooper during a traffic stop. It was discovered the man was wanted on several warrants from two counties.

ISP says that Trooper Will Gannon pulled over a vehicle Tuesday night for a headlight violation. While speaking with the female driver and the male passenger, Trooper Gannon reported smelling marijuana inside the car. The driver presented a driver’s license but the passenger said he did not have ID and verbally gave the trooper his name and date of birth. Further investigation identified the man as 29-year-old Dominique Reid.

ISP says that Reid was wanted on warrants in Shelby County for the following charges:

• Theft of a Firearm
• Maintaining a Common Nuisance
• Possession of Marijuana

Reid also had active arrest warrants in Marion County for the following charges:

• Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury
• Domestic Battery

Police say that a search of Reid’s belongings uncovered a jar containing marijuana and an unused syringe. In addition to the warrants, Reid was arrested on new charges of:

• Possession of Marijuana
• Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe
• Refusal to Identify Self While Stopped for an Infraction

Indiana State Police say this incident is a great example of how traffic stops for minor violations make communities safer.