Stolen weapons found as London convicted felon is arrested

CORBIN, Ky. (WTVQ) – A London man and convicted felon faces multiple charges after authorities find a variety of guns in his posession.

According to a post on the Corbin Police Department’s Facebook page, Ptl. Robbie Hodge received information on Monday, July 26, of stolen weapons that would be in the Corbin Area. Ptl. Hodge, Sgt. S. Meadors, Cpl. K. Proffitt and ATF’s Sgt. Glenn Taylor found the vehicle in question and conducted a traffic stop.

Officers arrested Daniel J. Morgan for an outstanding warrant. When searching the vehicle, they found a loaded .22 pistol underneath Morgan’s seat as well as 5 more guns in the car’s trunk.

Source: Corbin Police Department/Facebook

Four of the weapons were positively identified by the rightful owner. The theft victim reported the guns were stolen from his Keavy residence the same day.

Morgan was also arrested for 2 counts of Possession Of Hand Gun By A Convicted Felon and 4 counts of Possession Of Firearm By A Convicted Felon. Additional federal charges are pending.

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