Traffic stop leads to arrest of two in North Vernon

Two North Vernon residents, one of them wanted by authorities, were arrested Monday night.

A spokesperson for the North Vernon Police Department (NVPD) says that the arrests were the result of a traffic stop at 9:04 p.m. in near a gas station on South State State street. Authorities say that the driver, 20-year-old Dugan J. Carter, and his passenger, 20-year-old Brandi M. Long, were both apprehended. The NVPD says that Carter was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Jennings County. They say that Long was arrested on a Misdemeanor charge of Possession of Paraphernalia.

Authorities say that Carter and Long were booked in the Jennings County Jail. Bond information was not available.