Click here for weather warnings in central Indiana

Traffic stop in Fortville leads to gun, drug dealing arrest

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.


FORTVILLE, Ind. -Authorities in Fortville said a traffic stop led to an arrest of an Anderson man who allegedly had a gun, 500 rounds of ammo, several magazines and drugs.

22-year-old Ja Qwanta Streeter was arrested after police pulled him over for speeding. During the stop, police determined that Streeter had 175 illegal pills that were packaged for resale, a large amount of marijuana, marijuana brownies, paraphernalia and other drugs on him.

While officers were seizing the drugs, they noticed a large rifle with several rounds of magazines in the vehicle. Streeter also allegedly had 500 rounds of ammunition and was carrying a loaded handgun without a license.

He was charged with carrying a handgun without a license, dealing in a schedule IV controlled substance and dealing marijuana.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.