PIKE COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – A Washington, Ind. man is being held in a Pike County Jail after state troopers found syringes and a handgun in his possession during a traffic stop.

According to Indiana State Police, Kyle Horstman, 31, was pulled over on I-69 near the 51 mile marker for driving 87 mph in a 70 mph zone. While troopers were talking to Horstman, they said he showed signs of impairment. Troopers also said they smelled burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle and noticed a syringe on the floorboard.

Horstman failed a field sobriety test and refused to submit to a chemical test.

During a search of the vehicle, authorities found three more syringes and a handgun that was in multiple pieces.

Horstman was arrested on initial charges of prior possession of a syringe, felon carrying a handgun, operating a vehicle while intoxicated and carrying a handgun without a license.