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