5:04 PM EST, December 6, 2012
The son of the mayor of Logansport, Ind. was arrested after police found approximately three pounds of suspected marijuana during a traffic stop.
Jeremy Franklin, 31, and passenger Edward Prince, 28, were preliminarily charged with dealing in a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance, both Class D felonies.
Around 10 p.m. Wednesday, troopers with Indiana State Police stopped Franklin’s vehicle for speeding on US 24, just east of Monticello, Ind. After speaking with Franklin and Prince, police said the troopers searched the vehicle, discovering approximately three pounds of suspected marijuana and other narcotics yet to be determined.
Franklin is the son of Mayor Ted Franklin.