Monday morning in Lake County, Indiana State Trooper Griffin was patrolling near the intersection of Broadway and 48th St. A silver Nissan Altima disregarded a stop light and as a result Trooper Griffin initiated a traffic stop. The vehicle failed to stop and a brief pursuit took place. The vehicle stopped at 45th and Maryland where both male occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody. One of the occupants was a juvenile and the driver has been identified as 20 year old Jelani D. Long, from Gary. Mr. Long was transported to the Lake County Jail and is being charged with the following:
• Resisting Law Enforcement
• Dealing Marijuana
• Possession of Handgun No License
• Possession of Marijuana
• Possession of Paraphernalia
The Gary Police Department assisted at the scene. The vehicle was impounded by AC Towing.