Loaded handgun, marijuana recovered by Grand Rapids police

Posted at 12:14 PM, Oct 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-01 12:14:23-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Police in Grand Rapids say they recovered drugs and a loaded handgun from a suspicious vehicle late Friday night.

Shortly before midnight Friday, police say they stopped a car after saying it was involved in suspicious activity near the intersection of Fuller and Watkins St SE. There were three people in the car, and the responding officer said he could smell marijuana coming out of it.

The car was searched and a container of marijuana plus a loaded .32 caliber handgun were found.

One of the occupants was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon. Another subject was given a ticket for having marijuana.

This incident marks the second time this week GRPD confiscated a handgun.