Get updates delivered to you daily. Free and customizable.
KIRO 7 Seattle
Seattle police recover stolen gun during traffic stop
By Julia Dallas,
Seattle police recovered a stolen gun during a traffic stop on Thursday.
The Seattle Police Department reported that around 5 p.m. an officer patrolling the 3900 block of South Kenyon Street in Rainier Valley stopped a pickup truck for a traffic violation. The driver admitted he had a gun in his waistband and no permit to carry a concealed weapon.
Police recovered the Glock pistol, which was reported stolen out of Seattle. The man was placed in custody.
Officers found out the 38-year-old man was a convicted felon and prohibited from possessing a gun. He was transported to the King County Jail and booked for felon in possession of a firearm.