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NOPD: Traffic stop leads officers to powerful firearm

NOPD: Traffic stop leads officers to powerful firearm

Investigators say they discovered a Glock semi-automatic 9mm pistol with an attached drum magazine loaded with 50 hollow point rounds. (Source: New Orleans Police Dept.) Investigators say they discovered a Glock semi-automatic 9mm pistol with an attached drum magazine loaded with 50 hollow point rounds. (Source: New Orleans Police Dept.)
Terrell Thompson (Source: New Orleans Police Dept.) Terrell Thompson (Source: New Orleans Police Dept.)
Darnell Thomas (Source: New Orleans Police Dept.) Darnell Thomas (Source: New Orleans Police Dept.)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

A traffic stop in Central City ends with multiple arrests and the confiscation of a powerful firearm.

NOPD officers say the driver of a vehicle they stopped near the intersection of Washington Avenue and Danneel Street Monday gave them permission to search his vehicle. They also say they discovered a Glock semi-automatic 9mm pistol with an attached drum magazine loaded with 50 hollow point rounds during the search.

Both occupants of the vehicle, Terrell Thompson and Darnell Thomas, have been booked with being felons in possession of a firearm. Investigators say both suspects had previously been convicted of narcotics violations. 

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