A vehicle being operated by John Groves was stopped by police at the intersection of Michigan Street and Jackson Street after a Marshall County Deputy found Groves had committed several traffic violations. During a search of the vehicle, the officer found narcotics and a loaded handgun. The officer then found that the vehicle was stolen.
Groves was arrested on preliminary felony charges of Criminal Conversion, Auto Theft, Possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Substance and Receiving Stolen Property, and a misdemeanor count of Carrying a Handgun without a permit. He is being held in the Marshall County Jail with no bond.