Police: Ex-con charged with possession of a firearm

Police: Ex-con charged with possession of a firearm

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - On Monday, Laurel police officer Joel Brogan conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of 16th Ave. and Hwy 84.

During the stop, a handgun was located in a vehicle.

Douglas McGill, 26, was arrested at the scene for several misdemeanor charges and one count of an ex-con in possession of a firearm.

McGill will have his initial appearance in Laurel Municipal Court Wednesday.

Sgt. Michael Reaves is the lead investigator in the case.

Any persons with information about this or any other case are encouraged to call LPD at 601-425-4711 or Crime Stoppers at 601-428-STOP.