1 arrested after police recover stolen weapon

1 arrested after police recover stolen weapon

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Jackson man is now behind bars after police recovered a stolen weapon Monday.

Around 10 p.m., Hattiesburg police responded to a domestic disturbance call at the Boardwalk Apartments.

According to HPD spokesman Ryan Moore, when officers arrived, a female victim told them that she and her boyfriend, 28-year-old Demario Williams, had been in an altercation.

After police investigated the matter, they discovered that Williams was a convicted felon and had a handgun in his possession, Moore said.

Williams was arrested and charged with possession of a stolen firearm, and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.