Kentucky Man Arrested on Several Charges after Being Stopped for doing 96mph

Noblesville, IN –  A Kentucky man was arrested by the Indiana State Police last night after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a stolen gun and several drugs.

Friday night, 24 year old Zachary Peters of Crestwood Kentucky was allegedly driving 96 miles per hour in a 70 miles per hour zone on I-69 near the Hamilton and Madison County Line. Trooper Josh Thayer made the stop just after 10:30 p.m.. During Thayer’s interaction with Peters, marijuana, cocaine, and controlled substance (pills), a stolen gun and drug paraphernalia was located in the vehicle. 

Zachary Peters

Peters was arrested and transported to the Hamilton County Jail, he now faces the preliminary charges of:

  • Theft of a Firearm – Level 6 Felony
  • Possession of a handgun without a permit – Class A Misdemeanor
  • Possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon – Level 4 Felony
  • Dealing Cocaine – Level 5 Felony
  • Dealing Marijuana – Class A Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Marijuana – Class B Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Cocaine – Level 6 Felony
  • Possession of a Schedule Drug – Class A Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Paraphernalia – Class C Misdemeanor

All charges listed above are merely accusations and probably cause for arrest and any crime mentioned in this release is alleged. Actual charges and/or additional charges will be determined by the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office.

All suspects are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court. 

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