Traffic Stop Leads To Seizure Of Loaded Firearm

A 23-year-old man is facing a number of firearms charges following a traffic stop earlier this morning.

Shortly after 12:00 a.m., May 30, 2017, Patrol officers stopped a suspicious vehicle in a back alley in the 1000 block of Idylwyld Drive North. A subsequent search of the vehicle located a loaded rifle, bear mace, a knife and a bat.

The 23-year-old man is charged with;

  • Careless Use of a Firearm (x2)
  • Possession of Dangerous Weapon (x2)
  • Carrying Concealed Weapon
  • Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Possession of Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Unauthorized Possession in Motor Vehicle
  • Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
  • Possession of Methamphetamine

(Court Info #'s 991013713, 991013714)

(Occurrence Number: 17-53359)