On Tuesday, November 14th, about 4:15 in the afternoon, County Police stopped a 2015 Audi near the intersection of Hawthorn Road and US 30 for speeding.
When Officer McGuigan approached the vehicle, he detected an odor of marijuana emitting from the driver side window. When asked about the presence of marijuana, the driver, 25-year-old Kameel Holley-Turner of Fort Wayne handed the officer a bag that contained a green leafy substance, this substance would later test positive for marijuana.
A further search of the vehicle revealed a loaded 9mm handgun. The handgun was found on the floorboard behind the front passenger seat where 22-year-old Abriana Loretta Ann Boyd had been sitting.
Kameel Turner was arrested for Operating a Vehicle Without ever receiving a License and Possession of Marijuana. He was lodged in the Marshall County Jail on a $250 cash bond.
Abriana Boyd was arrested for carrying a handgun without a license. She was lodged in the county jail on a $500 cash bond.
Both are scheduled to appear in Marshall Superior Court II on December 21st.
Readers are reminded that charging information supported by an affidavit of probable cause is merely an allegation that a crime has been committed and that there is only probable cause to believe a crime has been committed. They are presumed innocent throughout the proceedings and are entitled to be represented by counsel and entitled to a trial jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.