FRENCH LICK – Indiana State Police arrested a Lawrence County man after a traffic stop in French Lick.
Officers report they found drugs, cash, and a loaded handgun.
According to an Indiana State Police release, a white Chevrolet pickup traveling on State Road 56 in French Lick was stopped after the driver failed to signal a lane change and then crossed the centerline.
During the traffic stop, police discovered the license plate to be false or ficticious.
West Baden Police Department K-9 Asher helped troopers find 16 grams of crystal meth, marijuana, five different controlled substances, a loaded handgun, and more than $5,000 in cash.
Police arrested 56-year-old David B. Guthrie, of Huron, on charges of possession of meth over 10 grams while in possession of a firearm, dealing in meth over 10 grams while in possession of a firearm, and operating a vehicle while intoxicated, among other charges.