Editor's Note:There was no arrest of a local man in this incident. It has since been corrected. The Brazil Times apologizes for the inconvenience.
A recent traffic stop resulted in the arrest of two Illinois men.
According to officials with the Brazil City Police Department, at approximately 10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 29, K-9 Officer Robert Van Buren and Officer Alisha Lord initiated a traffic stop for several moving violations.
Upon speaking with the driver, Van Buren detected the odor of burnt marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.
Van Buren deployed his K-9 partner, Anya, who indicated the presence of illegal narcotics or substances.
During a search of the vehicle, officials allegedly located approximately 10 grams of marijuana, various types of paraphernalia and illicit mushrooms.
The driver of the vehicle, Wayne S. Tam, 31, Illinois, was arrested on the charge of possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.
The passenger in the vehicle, Ahn T. Starr, 24, also of Illinois, was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
Both were taken to the Clay County Justice Center.
Both posted bond Oct. 31.