South Bend man arrested, drugs and guns found inside vehicle

(Photo Supplied/Indiana State Police)

A South Bend man was arrested after drugs and gun were found in his vehicle.

It happened on Jan. 24, 2023, when 32-year-old James Allen of South Bend was taken into custody for several outstanding arrest warrants with nation-wide extradition.

At around 2:30 p.m., Allen was found in the driver’s seat of a red pickup truck in the 1700 block of Medora Street.  A loaded handgun was located in the front pocket of Allen’s pants.

After searching the truck, officials found a revolver, a rifle, suspected marijuana, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia.

Allen was arrested for charges of Dealing Cocaine or a Narcotic Drug, Possession of Cocaine or a Narcotic Drug, Dealing Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Firearm by a Serious Violent Felon, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Paraphernalia.

He was taken to the St. Joseph County Jail.


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