A Traffic Stop by KPD Uncovers Stolen Guns and Drugs and Two Suspects in Custody

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Officers with the Knoxville Police Department find stolen guns after a traffic stop and now have two men in custody.

On Friday night, officers performed a traffic stop at the intersection of E. Fifth and Harrison. The vehicle briefly fled from officers until it was found abandoned at Castle near Woodbine. Two men were quickly located and detained. A search of the vehicle revealed a stolen handgun, a second handgun with an attached suppressor, narcotics and drug paraphernalia. Both men were arrested for firearms and drug possession charges.

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