Two arrested after Clay County traffic stop

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CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (September 20, 2014) — Two men are behind bars after being arrested during a routine traffic stop.

State Troopers pulled over a Nissan traveling on I-70 near the 21 mile marker for a traffic violation just after 11PM Friday. While talking to the car’s occupants, troopers say “indicators of criminal activity were noticed” and the car was searched. The search turned up one ounce of marijuana, assorted drug paraphernalia, a 25 caliber handgun and $1200 in cash.

The car’s two occupants were immediately placed under arrest. 35-year-old Terry McNary of Wheatcroft, Kentucky, was charged with Possession of Handgun by Serious Violent Felon (felony), Possession of Handgun without License, Prior Conviction (felony), Possession of Marijuana (Misdemeanor), Possession of Paraphernalia, Prior Conviction (Misdemeanor) and Driving While Suspended, Prior (Misdemeanor) .

His passenger, 51-year-old Rex Jaggers of Clay, Kentucky, was charged with Visiting a Common Nuisance (Misdemeanor). Both were taken to Clay County Jail.