Man wanted in Elkhart arrested for firearm possession

(Photo Supplied/La Porte County Jail)

A man wanted out of Elkhart was arrested Friday on unrelated charges.

A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle along U.S. 20 after an officer noticed the driver commit a traffic infraction.

While doing a registration check, the officer noticed the driver, Jefferey Wade, 32, was wanted in Elkhart County.

ABC 57 News reports the officer then searched Wade’s vehicle and found a loaded 9mm Taurus pistol in the glovebox.

Wade was arrested and booked in the La Porte County Jail where he’s being held on a $20,005 cash-only bond.

He faces one charge of Possession of a Firearm by a Serious Violent Felon, a level 4 felony.

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1 comment

Thor December 1, 2020 at 8:07 am

Why are serious violent felons allowed to walk among the citizenry again? If they can’t be trusted to properly exercise their full constitutional rights they shouldn’t be free period.


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