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Timothy Farris

UPDATE: A convicted serious violent felon has been charged after being arrested for allegedly carrying a gun.

Posted: Jan 11, 2018 10:31 AM
Updated: Jan 12, 2018 3:16 PM

UPDATE: According to the Tippecanoe County Prosecutor, Timothy Farris has now been formally charged. He faces charges of carrying a handgun without a license, carrying a handgun without a license with a prior felony conviction, resisting law enforcement, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A convicted serious violent felon is in jail after police say he was caught with a gun.

The Lafayette Street Crimes Unit pulled over 36-year-old Timothy Farris for an alleged traffic violation Wednesday.

Police say he did not have insurance for the vehicle.

They say they also located a handgun and illegal narcotics in the car.

As a result of previous convictions, Farris is not allowed to possess a firearm.

He's being held on several preliminary charges including, possession of a handgun by a serious violent felon and resisting law enforcement.

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