BALTIMORE (WJZ) — MDTA police arrested a North Carolina man on Wednesday and charged him with illegally possessing a stolen gun and drugs.

An MDTA police officer stopped a 2017 Hyundai that was following another car too closely near the Gov. Harry W. Nice Memorial/Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton Bridge on US 301.

A search of the Hyundai revealed a stolen handgun and a large quantity of marijuana. The handgun was reported stolen from Apex, N.C.

The driver of the vehicle, 23-year-old Kaytrell Williams of Cary, North Carolina, claimed possession of the guns and drugs.

Williams is prohibited from possessing a handgun due to a prior felony conviction.

He is charged with the following:

  • illegally transporting a firearm
  • a prohibited person in possession of a handgun
  • possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute
  • driving without a license

Williams was taken to a district court commissioner in Charles County.

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