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Drugs and Loaded Gun Found in Traffic Stop

(La Porte, IN) - Drugs and a loaded gun were seized in a traffic stop on US 20 Wednesday night.

The arrest happened near Fail Road.  Sheriff’s deputies pulled over a vehicle with a non-matching license plate.


The driver, 43-year-old Africa Gunn of South Bend, was found to have an outstanding warrant.

A passenger, 36-year-old Fred Jenkins III, also of South Bend, was also arrested.  Both men are previous violent felons and allegedly were in possession of a loaded 9mm pistol.  Cocaine and marijuana were also allegedly found in their vehicle.


Gunn and Jenkins are being held in the LaPorte County jail without bond.





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