Two men face weapons and drug charges

2013-02-22T19:15:00Z 2013-02-22T19:43:03Z Two men face weapons and drug chargesTimes Staff nwitimes.com
February 22, 2013 7:15 pm  • 

GARY | Two Gary men faces weapon and drug charges after police said they found a gun and an undisclosed amount of cannabis and ecstasy pills during a traffic stop in the 3700 block of Van Buren Street around 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

According to reports, police observed a white 2005 Buick traveling south on Jackson Street turn onto 37th Avenue without using a turn signal.

Police said a gun reported stolen in Indianapolis in 2007 was found during the stop. The two men, identified as 23-year-old Kerry Kirk and 26-year-old Dashawn D. Wright, were arrested on charges of possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

Steven Ross Johnson

Times Correspondent

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