WANATAH — Two Illinois residents were arrested after a stolen handgun and marijuana were found in their vehicle after a traffic stop Saturday night in Wanatah, according to authorities.

Valentino D. Shaw, 43, of Bellwood, Illinois, was preliminarily charged with felony counts of being a serious violent felon in possession of a firearm, and theft of a firearm, according to the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office.

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