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Police Stop Car Carrying Pot, a Gun and Ammo

Posted by wlpo on March 31, 2015

Officers never know what they’ll find when they pull someone over. Early this morning, they found pot, a gun and ammunition.

State Police stopped a vehicle around 2:20 this morning on I-80 in Peru for improper lane  usage. The driver, Diamond Staples of Anderson, Indiana, turned out to be wanted for driving with a suspended license.  After searching the vehicle and it’s two  passengers, officers say they found less than 30 grams of marijuana, a firearm and  ammunition.

One of Staples passengers, LaNay Edmonds of Indianapolis, was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of cannabis. While the other passenger,  Timothy Crawford, got an unlawful possession of ammunition charge.

All three are being held in the LaSalle County jail.

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