Two firearms and marijuana seized during traffic stop in La Porte County
LA PORTE COUNTY, Ind. – A South Bend man was arrested for allegedly carrying an unlicensed gun in the La Porte County Sheriff’s office at 2:35 p.m. on April 2 and allegedly trading marijuana with a previous conviction in addition to traffic citation .
The South Bend man was clearly identified as Delmonte D. Campbell, 29.
Campbell first caught the attention of a MP by allegedly merging into a lane without a signal, according to MPs. The deputy caught up with the driver near US 20 and CR 450 East. A little west of the mile marker, Campbell allegedly drove too close to the rear of another vehicle, the report said.
A traffic obstruction has been initiated. Campbell reportedly identified himself with “Delmonte Scales”.
The MP directed Campbell and inmates to get out of the vehicle, MPs said. Campbell threw something on the passenger side of the car, and that passenger tried to throw it away, according to MPs.
Another deputy arrived at the scene. They found a loaded Czech Republic (CZ) P-10 pistol and a loaded SCCY CPX-2 pistol with an extended 30-round magazine in the vehicle. In addition, a large amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia was found in the vehicle.
Campbell remains unattached in La Porte County Jail, MPs said.