Man arrested on multiple charges following traffic stop

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VANDERBURGH COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — One man is in custody following a traffic stop Thursday afternoon.

It happened just after 5 p.m. on Villa Drive in Vanderburgh County when authorities stopped 36-year-old Dereco Clark for improper registration.

When an officer approached the vehicle, he immediately detected the odor of marijuana.

Clark would later hand over a plastic bag of 160 grams of marijuana.

Authorities would go on to find a handgun as well.

Clark faces preliminary charges of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, possession of a firearm without a permit and operating a vehicle while never licensed.

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