Two from Pekin, another from Louisville in jail after Sunday afternoon traffic stop PDF Print E-mail

Sunday afternoon, around 2:45 pm, when trooper Mark Lamaster made a traffic stop for a traffic infraction on Interstate 65 North at the 14 Mile Marker, he suspected something just was not right. He called for Indiana State Police K-9 “Teague” and his handler, to come to his location.

“Teague” alerted on the vehicle for possible narcotics and a search of the vehicle lead to Methamphetamine and guns.

The driver of the vehicle, Dwayne Andrew Loney, 37, from New Pekin, was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with a firearm, Felony; trafficking with an Inmate, felony; maintaining a common nuisance, felony; possession of a handgun without a license, Misdemeanor and driving while suspended with a prior, misdemeanor.

A back seat passenger, George Edward Hershey, 46, from Louisville, was charged with possession of Methamphetamine with firearm, felony; visiting a common nuisance, misdemeanor and possession of a handgun without a license, misdemeanor.

A front seat passenger, John Michael Munk, 34, from Pekin, was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with a firearm, felony; visiting a common nuisance, misdemeanor and possession of a handgun without a license, misdemeanor.

All three of the arrested were incarcerated at the Clark County Jail awaiting their first court appearance.