Jones County men charged possession of stolen firearm

Jones County men charged possession of stolen firearm
Brandon C. Williams. SOURCE: Jones County Sheriff's Dept.
Brandon C. Williams. SOURCE: Jones County Sheriff's Dept.

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Jones County Sheriff's Deputies arrested two men for possession of a stolen firearm on Tuesday.

Deputies received a call regarding a burglary on Hollomon Road in Ellisville, and upon arrival, were advised that no burglary had taken place and the suspects were on the scene. According to a Jones County press release, a witness had seen a weapon with the suspects and observed a white male hide the weapon in the woods before authorities arrived.

Brandon Williams, 21, of Laurel, and a validated member of the Aryan Brotherhood, according to the press release, and Brandon Fulkerson, 30, of Ellisville, were arrested. Deputies recovered the hidden weapon using a K9 and discovered that it was stolen from Lamar County.

Fulkerson was charged with possession of a stolen firearm and had his bond set at $10,000. Williams was charged with weapon possession by a felon and possession of a stolen firearm and had his bond set at $15,000.