LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - A Laurel man is currently housed in the Jones County Jail and has been charged with ex-con in possession of a firearm and domestic assault.
According to the Laurel Police Department, a traffic stop on in the 400 block of South 13th Avenue led to the arrest of James Maurice Dean, 30. Officers said Dean was stopped in connection with a domestic assault warrant and an assault that happened in Jones County.
Upon investigation, officers said they found a handgun in Dean's vehicle.
Dean is scheduled to make a court appearance this week to have his bond set.
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