CEDAR LAKE | Police arrested a man after reportedly finding a plastic bag of heroin beneath a man's seat during a traffic stop Saturday, officials said.
Michael J. Gazdick was charged with possession of a controlled substance as a Class D felony and possession of paraphernalia as a Class A misdemeanor, according to a Cedar Lake police news release.
Gazdick, 28, of Dyer, was pulled over as part of a police roadblock in the 7900 block of Lakeshore Drive in Cedar Lake.
As one of the officers working the roadblock was speaking with Gazdick, he noticed him putting something underneath his seat.
The officer found a plastic bag containing a brown powder that tested positive for heroin under the driver's seat, police said. Gazdick was arrested and taken to Lake County Jail.