Man wanted out of Elkhart County arrested in La Porte County for alleged handgun possession

LA PORTE COUNTY, Ind. – A man wanted out of Elkhart County was arrested on Monday following a traffic stop that led to the discovery of a handgun, the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office reported.

At 4:17 p.m., a deputy was driving east on U.S. 20 when an eastbound passenger vehicle passed him while traveling over the speed limit, according to reports.

The deputy initiated a traffic stop near C.R. 250 East and U.S. 20.

The passenger of the vehicle, identified as 29-year-old Kameron Martin, was found to be a wanted person out of Elkhart County, police reported.

During the investigation, police found a Canik 9mm pistol in the vehicle Martin was traveling in.

Martin was arrested on the charges of possession of a handgun, prior felony conviction, and a hold was placed on him for Elkhart County authorities.

He is being held at the La Porte County Jail without bond.

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