Wednesday, Terrance Clarke, 34, of Athens, Georgia was indicted by a federal grand jury in Indianapolis. The federal grand jury returned an indictment for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
October 3, 2021, Clarke, while working as a Lyft driver and picked up a customer in Fishers, Indiana. While enroute to the customer’s destination, Clarke drove onto the roundabout at 131st Street and Cumberland Road and collided with another vehicle. Both vehicles pulled off to the side of the road. Clarke exited his vehicle and removed a bag from the front passenger seat, placing it in the trunk. Clarke then removed a second bag from under the front passenger seat, also placing it in the trunk.
Officers from the Fishers Police Department responded to the accident scene and after running a check of Clarke’s driver’s license they discovered that he had an active and extraditable warrant out of Georgia for attempted armed robbery and aggravated assault.
The Fishers Police Department arrested Clark and after a search of his car, officers found a loaded Smith & Wesson 40 caliber handgun in a backpack. An additional loaded magazine and a small plastic bag containing marijuana were also located in this backpack.
In 2017, Clarke was convicted of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense in federal court in Georgia and is prohibited from legally possessing firearms.