Indiana State Police arrested a man allegedly carrying guns, cash and drugs on the interstate near Seymour yesterday.
The incident happened at 9 a.m. yesterday morning when a trooper pulled over a pickup truck north of Seymour on Interstate 65 and state police dog Jinx alerted to the smell of drugs inside the vehicle.
A search revealed methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, two guns and over $1,000 in cash, says Sgt. Stephen Wheeles with the Indiana State Police. One of the guns had its serial number removed, Wheeles said.
The driver, 39-year-old Stephen Hoop of Clayton, Ind., is facing charges including dealing and possessing methamphetamine, being a felon in possession of a gun, possession of a handgun with obliterated serial numbers, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of marijuana with a prior conviction and possession of drug paraphernalia.