GIBSON COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) – An Ohio man is facing charges after deputies say they found 171 grams of marijuana and a gun in his vehicle.
On Monday, 38-year-old Lamont McKinney of Xenia, Ohio and his passenger were stopped on Interstate 64 for following another vehicle too closely.
A deputy on the scene said he could smell marijuana.
We’re told neither McKinney or his passenger had a valid driver’s license.
Authorities say McKinney gave consent to a search and 171 grams of marijuana, a .25 caliber handgun and digital scales were found in the vehicle.
McKinney was booked in the Gibson County Jail and faces several charges.
We’re told he has since posted a $2500 cash bond.
(This story was originally published on January 2, 2020)