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Newport News Police recover stolen gun during traffic stop

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Posted at 10:50 AM, Oct 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-07 10:50:31-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Police Department announced Sunday that it recovered a stolen revolver during a traffic stop.

Officers conducted the stop at Campbell Road and Heritage Trail. One subject was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a stolen firearm, false ID, concealed weapon, driving on a suspended license and failure to obey a traffic signal.

“Great work HIP!” the department said in a tweet.