Multiple Arrests Made After Officers Find Stolen Guns

(BROWNSTOWN) – Three people were arrested after a traffic stop in Brownstown when officers found marijuana and stolen guns.

According to a press release, on Saturday around 6:30 p.m., a Jackson County Sheriff’s Department deputy stopped a Chevrolet Cobalt driven by 44-year-old Amanda Chambers for false or fictitious registration.

Amanda Chambers

When the officer approached the vehicle he detected the odor of burnt marijuana.

Thomas Wood

Chambers and her two passengers 22-year-old Thomas Wood, of Nineveh and 62-year-old Thomas Cody, of Linton were moving around in the vehicle.

Thomas Cody

During a search of the vehicle, police found marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and guns.

Police say the guns had been reported stolen in Terre Haute.

All three were arrested on charges of dealing marijuana, possession of marijuana, and possession of a firearm without a license.

Wood is also facing charges of possession of a firearm by a violent felon, possession of meth, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a stolen firearm/theft, violation of the Legend Drug Act, and intimidation.

Cody will also face an additional charge of possession of a stolen firearm/theft.

Chambers is also facing a charge of driving a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license with a prior conviction.

Brownstown officer assisted in the arrests.