LaGrange County police arrested two men following a traffic stop Saturday night in LaGrange County.
According to police, a Department of Natural Resources officer made a traffic stop after noticing a black 1990 Chevrolet S-10 truck spotlighting deer on C.R. 125 East north of C.R. 700 North near Howe and that the vehicle had an expired license plate.
During the stop, officers reportedly found a hypodermic needle and methamphetamine precursors, as well as a handheld spotlight, two meth labs and three firearms, as well as eight grams of meth.
Roderick E. Barnell Jr., of Vicksburg, Mich., was arrested on charges of possession of meth with a firearm, manufacturing meth, possession of a drug precursor, maintaining a common nuisance, unlawful possession of a hypodermic needle and use of artificial lights while in possession of a firearm. David C. Shaffer, Howe, was arrested on charges of visiting a common nuisance and use of artificial lights while in possession of a firearm.
Police said both men are incarcerated at the LaGrange County jail.