Sunday, September 19, 2010

Handgun Found During Traffic Stop

A handgun was found in a vehicle at a traffic stop on Route 113 in Newark, Maryland. The trooper took the gun and found it to be loaded. They also found that William Wilson Jr.—a 21-year old from Temperanceville, Virginia was wanted on an outstanding bench warrant for driving with a suspended license.


Time: 09/17/2010 @ 2300 hours

Case #: 10-96-006203

Location: US Rt. 113 @ Langmaid Rd. Newark, Worcester County, MD

Crime: Handgun in vehicle, outstanding arrest warrant

Victim: State of Maryland

Accused: William Harrison Wilson Jr. 21 yoa from Temperanceville, VA

Narrative: On the above date and time a Trooper from the Berlin Barrack conducted a traffic stop on a 2003 Mazda driven
by the accused for passing in a no passing zone. A check of the accused through the District Court revealed he was
wanted on an outstanding bench warrant for driving with a suspended license. While placing the accused under arrest for the outstanding warrant the Trooper observed in plain view the barrel of a firearm protruding from underneath the driver’s floor mat. The Trooper retrieved the firearm and found it to be a loaded .32 caliber Colt revolver. The Trooper took custody of the above firearm. The accused did not have a handgun permit or any documentation for the firearm and was charged with carrying a handgun in a vehicle. The accused was taken before a District Court Commissioner for the warrant and handgun charges.

Disposition: Taken before District Court Commissioner

Investigating Trooper(s): TFC Sigmund #4783

Approving Duty Officer: CPL. Chatfield Date: 09/18/2010

Commander: Lt. E.W. Starner
Assistant Commander: 1/Sgt. D. Sharp

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I wonder where Wilson was going with this loaded gun in his car?