LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - On Wednesday two Laurel police officers stopped a vehicle on 1st Ave. near 21st Street for traffic violations.
The driver was identified as Rodrigus Brown, 24, and was found to be in possession of a handgun.
Brown now faces traffic charges and one count of convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
Brown will have his initial appearance in Laurel Municipal Court Friday.
Sgt. Michael Reaves is the lead in the case.
Anyone with information are encouraged to call LPD or Crime Stoppers at 601-428-STOP.