Traffic stop leads to arrest of convicted felon in possession of loaded gun, drugs

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MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police arrested a convicted felon and confiscated a loaded gun and drugs from his car on Tuesday evening, November 3rd.

The officers were on patrol in the neighborhood near 8th and Greenfield Ave. around 7:45 p.m. when they saw the suspect’s car had an illegal tint and performed a traffic stop. The suspect refused multiple commands to exit the vehicle and when he did, officers saw marijuana and a loaded .357 Glock 31 handgun in the back of the car.

The suspect, a 32-year-old Milwaukee man, was taken into custody of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Resisting an Officer, and Possession of Marijuana. The suspect is a convicted felon with convictions dating back to 2002.

MPD will present this case to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office.

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