Police caught up with a local man that had a warrant for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon Friday. He had both a gun and drugs in his possession at the time of his arrest.
Just before 10 p.m. on Friday, April 16, Vicksburg Police Officers stopped Marvell Amos, 23, of Vicksburg for a traffic violation in the area of Division Street and Oak Hill Drive. Amos was wanted on a warrant for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon by the Vicksburg Police Department, and by the State of Texas for probation violation.
At the time of the stop, a 9mm Glock handgun was found on his person. While Amos was in booking, a felony amount of marijuana was also recovered.
Amos appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Monday, April 19, charged with two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and one count of felony possession of marijuana. Judge Angela Carpenter set his bond at $90,000 and bound him over to the Warren County Grand Jury.
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