SPENCER, Iowa | A Spencer man was arrested Saturday following a traffic stop in the 2600 block of U.S. Highway 18.
Thomas Carney, 28, was taken into custody after marijuana and drug paraphernalia was discovered during a search of his 2005 GMC Sierra. The Spencer Police Department and its K9 unit also discovered a firearm in the vehicle.
Carney was charged being a felon in possession of a firearm (class D felony), as well as carrying a weapon (aggravated misdemeanor), possession of a controlled substance -- marijuana (serious misdemeanor), and possession of drug paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor).
Carney was taken to the Clay County Jail.