(TERRE HAUTE) – A traffic stop in Terre Haute resulted in the discovery of a pipe bomb and the arrest of two men.
An Indiana State Trooper pulled over 28-year-old Nathaniel Hoctor late Friday night for an equipment violation.
Police say the vehicle was searched after criminal activity was detected. Police seized drug paraphernalia and a homemade bomb.
The Indiana State Police Emergency Ordnance Disposal team was called in to dispose of the bomb.
Hoctor was arrested on charges of possession of a destruction device, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, OWI endangering, possession of drug paraphernalia.
A passenger, 28-year-old Levi Gillis, of Clinton, was arrested on a Vigo County warrant for possession of cocaine or narcotic drug, resisting arrest, and OWI endangerment.