Cave City police: Duo arrested after rifle and drugs found in vehicle

A traffic stop in Cave City over the weekend leads to the arrest of a man and woman after police say they located a gun and drugs.

According to Cave City police, on Saturday, officers pulled over Andre Goodman on Mammoth Cave Street for acting carelessly behind the wheel.

Officers say they located a rifle sticking out from under a blanket in the floorboard of the vehicle. Police also say they found a small bag of suspected methamphetamine in the vehicle.

Goodman and his passenger, Jessica Smith, both of Horse Cave, were arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance.

Subsequently, Goodman was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, giving an officer false identifying information and a slough of traffic offenses.

The two were lodged in the Barren County Detention Center.