While patrolling in the Middletown Village subdivision, police stopped a driver for traffic violations and found a loaded gun and more than 100 grams of marijuana.
A traffic stop in Middletown Wednesday resulted in gun and marijuana charges for a Clayton man.
At about 4 p.m., Middletown police were patrolling in the Middletown Village subdivision. The driver of a gold Chevrolet Malibu was observed committing traffic violations in the 100 Block of Rosie Drive and was stopped.
A search of the vehicle revealed a loaded firearm, 135.5 grams of marijuana packaged for sale and numerous items used for the distribution of narcotics, police said.
The driver, Bryce A. Holton, 24, of Clayton, was charged with possession of firearm by a person prohibited, possession of ammunition by a person prohibited, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, possession of a deadly weapon while in possession of a controlled substance, drug dealing, possession of a controlled substance with an aggravating factor and four traffic violations, police said.
He was arraigned and committed to the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in lieu of $20,000 secured bond while awaiting another court appearance.