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Traffic stop leads to jail for Laurel man

Traffic stop leads to jail for Laurel man

Sam Jackson, 53, faces multiple charges. Photo Credit: Laurel Police Department Sam Jackson, 53, faces multiple charges. Photo Credit: Laurel Police Department
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

A Laurel man is behind bars for multiple charges when was pulled over at a traffic stop Sunday morning. 

Sam Jackson, 53, was stopped by Laurel police around 4 a.m. Sunday for speeding. Police officers stopped him at a traffic stop at the intersection of 8th Street and North Joe Wheeler. 

Laurel Police Department officials said upon further investigation, Jackson also had a hand gun on him. He was charged with speeding, improper equipment, DUI and ex-con in possession of a firearm. 

Jackson had his initial appearance in Laurel Municipal Court Monday, where his bond was set at $10,000, according to officials. 

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