Two Arrested after Traffic Stop

Two Starke County residents were arrested Wednesday after a traffic stop.

Officers from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department and Indiana State Police were cleaning up a methamphetamine lab at a property in the 8000 East block of 200 South when a vehicle drove by and committed a traffic violation. A traffic stop was conducted and the officer discovered the vehicle was stolen from an owner in Starke County. Officers detained Brittany Griffith and Jason Brooks as a result of the investigation.

Griffith was arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Marijuana and Receiving Stolen Property and also an active arrest warrant for Probation Violation. Jason Brooks is being held on preliminary charges of Receiving Stolen Property and has an active arrest warrant through Missouri for a Parole Violation.