Mount Vernon police take 3 guns off the streets, 5 people arrested

In a post on Facebook, officials say officers seized three illegal guns that Sunday and arrested the people who had them.

News 12 Staff

Sep 20, 2022, 10:16 AM

Updated 618 days ago

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Mount Vernon police continue their campaign to take guns off the city’s streets.
In a post on Facebook, officials say officers seized three illegal guns on Sunday and arrested the people who had them.
In the first incident, officers pulled over a vehicle and saw the driver take a gun out of his waist band, and try to put it under the passenger side seat. Upon inspections, officer not only found the first loaded gun, but a second loaded weapon.
In the next case, officers approached a suspicious vehicle and found a man sleeping in the driver's seat with a firearm in his lap. The driver was removed from the vehicle and placed under arrest.


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