Traffic Stop Results In Weapons Charges

JOHNSON CITY — A routine traffic stop Monday resulted in a passenger arrested on weapons charges.

Police say they stopped a car at an undisclosed location and found the passenger identified as Robert Lee Hawks of Jonesborough was in possession of a gun which investigators determined was assembled from stolen parts.

Hawks was also found to be a felon in possession of a gun.

Bail was set at $13,000 pending his first court appearance.