Two men wanted on felony warrants and associated with ongoing criminal activity have been taken into custody.
On Friday, Jan. 13, officers with the South Bend Police Department’s Strategic Focus Unit were conducting an operation and conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near Chapin Street and Ewing Avenue.
The two occupants of the vehicle, Davetta Hasan, 29, and Cameron Perkins, 20, both had pending cases in other counties. In addition, Perkins had an active felony warrant for theft.
Officers recovered a firearm and suspected marijuana in the vehicle.
Hasan was arrested for possession of a handgun by a serious violent felon, possession of marijuana and operating a vehicle without ever receiving a driver’s license.
Perkins was arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of marijuana and the outstanding warrant for theft.
Hasan and Perkins were taken to the St. Joseph County Jail.