DETROIT – Michigan State Police troopers found a loaded AR-15 in a man’s vehicle after he drove off from a traffic stop.
It happened on the John C. Lodge Freeway, near Livernois Avenue, on Detroit’s west side Friday night.
Police said they saw a man driving up a closed freeway ramp at about 11:30 p.m. and when they attempted to pull him over, the man drove back onto the Lodge.
According to authorities, there was a low-speed chase that ended quickly when the man got stuck in traffic.
The driver, police said, was on probation for gun charges. A loaded AR-15 was found in the vehicle’s trunk.
He was taken into police custody.