Mt Pleasant Police Recover Guns, Drugs, And Cash In One Bust
What a haul... I bet there are some East Texas gun owners who are going to be very happy to see this news if they haven't already.
Congratulations to the Mt Pleasant Police Department for the bust they made on Tuesday, September 13, when a traffic stop lead to a recovery of 26 stolen firearms, drugs, money, and two suspects.
The story came up on the MPPD Facebook page:
September 13, 2022, a Mt Pleasant Police Department Narcotics Officer conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 30.
After making contact with two male occupants, the officer gained probable cause to search the vehicle. During the search of the vehicle, the officer located; 26 stolen firearms, and a large sum of cash that are suspected of being stolen during a burglary, and narcotics.
Just look at all the weapons found during this one bust:
The two suspects in the vehicle were also found to be convicted felons. The two subjects were arrested, and both have been booked into the Titus County jail for theft of a firearm as well as a felon in possession of a firearm. Other charges may be forthcoming.
No further details of the two suspects were available at the time of this writing.
Congratulations Mt Pleasant Police Department, our thanks to you for making east Texas just a little bit safer.
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