Vicksburg man found with stolen firearms during early morning traffic stop
A traffic stop early Saturday morning earned the driver far more than a citation.
Just before 1 a.m. Saturday, officers stopped David Hasty, 31, of Vicksburg, for speeding on Halls Ferry Road.
During the stop, Hasty consented to a search of his car after officers detected an odor of marijuana inside the vehicle.
The search yielded two handguns, both of which had been reported stolen. One of the handguns had been reported stolen to the Vicksburg Police Department, while the other had been reported to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.
Hasty was taken into custody and charged with two counts of possession of stolen firearms as well as traffic violations.
During his initial court appearance Monday in Vicksburg Municipal Court, Judge Penny Lawson set Hasty’s bond at $20,000 and bound his case over to the grand jury.