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Traffic stop lands Lawrenceville man in jail 

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VINCENNES – Vincennes City Police arrested a Lawrenceville man after it was discovered he was wanted on a warrant out of Lawrence County.

At 6:30 PM, Vincennes Police Officer DJ Halter conducted a traffic stop at 6th and Vigo Streets. The driver, 45-year-old Phillip Smith was found to be wanted on a failure to appear warrant. A search of the vehicle conducted by Officer Halter turned up a small amount of marijuana.

Smith faces an additional charge of possession of marijuana. He was booked into the Knox County Jail, pending transport to Lawrence County, Illinois to face the failure to appear charge.

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