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MSP troopers find loaded pistol hidden under pile of clothes during traffic stop on Davison Freeway

Driver did not have CPL, police said

Police found this handgun during a traffic stop on the Davison Freeway on Dec. 10, 2019. (MSP)
Police found this handgun during a traffic stop on the Davison Freeway on Dec. 10, 2019. (MSP)

DETROIT – Michigan State Police troopers found a loaded pistol hidden under a pile of clothes in a vehicle during a traffic stop Tuesday on the Davison Freeway.

Police said the driver, a 22-year-old Pontiac man, did not have a concealed pistol license. Michigan law states that guns can only be transported in vehicles by non-CPL holders if the weapon is unloaded and in a case in the trunk or in an area not readily accessible to passengers if the vehicle does not have a trunk.

The vehicle, which was unregistered, was stopped for multiple traffic violations, police said.

The driver was taken into custody without incident.


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