KOKOMO, Ind. -- Kokomo Police have captured a man considered one of Howard County’s Most Wanted fugitives.
The Kokomo Police Department Drug Task Force and K9 unit conducted a traffic stop in the 1800 block of East Markland Avenue Wednesday evening.
They found Gabriel Ellis, 40, in the back seat of the car with a 16-year-old girl who had been reported as a runaway.
Ellis was arrested on a warrant for child exploitation and possession of child pornography.
During the search, police located a firearm and methamphetamine.
Ellis was also charged with dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, and felon carrying a handgun.
The 16-year old was transported to the Kinsey Youth Center.
No injuries were reported.
Kokomo Police told Call 6 Investigates this is a separate investigation from the FBI raid and child porn arrest of Elliot Von Shoffner.
Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Kokomo Police Hotline at (765) 456-7017.
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