LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A man and woman were arrested Wednesday after a drug investigation by narcotics detectives.
Police said the investigation led to the arrest of 29-year-old James J. Griffin and 30-year-old Shaunita Rudd.
According to the arrest report, Griffin was under surveillance for suspected drug activity when investigators watched him leave his home and place something under the hood of his car.
Griffin left the home in the car and was stopped by police when they said he failed to use a turn signal when changing lanes on the interstate.
Officer said the smelled "burnt marijuana" when the approached Griffin's car and that prompted detectives to search the vehicle. A k-9 unit was brought in and police said the dog alerted detectives to the engine compartment and inside the vehicle.
Upon their search, detectives said they found cash and a loaded Glock 27 hand gun.
Griffin was taken into custody on a possession of a hand gun by a convicted felon charge and a warrant was issued for his home.
The warrant was served at the home and Rudd was taken into custody after police completed their search.
The report states investigators found a large amount of cocaine, marijuana, prescription pills and several hand guns with ammunition.
Police said they also found paraphernalia associated with drug trafficking.
In addition to the hand gun charge, Griffin is charged with possession of a controlled substance, trafficking in marijuana, trafficking in controlled substance and failure to or improper signal.
Rudd is charged with trafficking in controlled substance, trafficking in marijuana and possession of a controlled substance.