A routine traffic stop last night in downtown Owensboro resulted in quite a find.   Kentucky State Police arrested a Louisville man after discovering a loaded firearm and large amounts of meth in his vehicle.

Kentucky State Police

According to Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Office Corey King, the traffic stop occurred around midnight on East 2nd Street in Owensboro. The arresting officer says 42-year-old Lamar N. Ingram (from Louisville) appeared to be driving under the influence.  When the trooper tool Ingram into custody, he discovered a large amount of suspected crystal methamphetamine and a loaded pistol.  Ingram now facing a variety of drug-related charges.

1)      Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 2nd Offense-Methamphetamine

2)      Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence, 1st Offense

3)      Possession of Handgun by Convicted Felon

4)      Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon

5)      Careless Driving

6)      Operating on a Suspended or Revoked Operators License

King says Ingram was transported to the Daviess County Detention Center and remains lodged there.