Loaded handgun, marijuana recovered by Grand Rapids police

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.


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    • Michael

      According to the Supreme Court a police officer can make a traffic stop if he has, “Reasonable suspicion a crime is afoot”.

      Obviously his training and experience has worked as it’s supposed to as his suspicion was correct.

      Although it’s funny. Instead of bashing the criminal that was illegally carrying a firearm you jumped right in on questioning the police officer. The police don’t try their cases in the media they do it in court. Of course the news isn’t going to have all the details.

  • learnedmylesson25

    Need more enforcement of the law and less of SR’s viewpoint,that anything goes in the ghetto.Drug dealing,prostitution,robbery and murder that goes unchecked,leads to more of it…and it spreads to other areas as well.Good job GR Police.