Loaded gun found in traffic stop near Bay Bridge: Police

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Police said they found a loaded gun near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge during a traffic stop in Annapolis on Tuesday. The officers found that they had arrested the accused passenger from Gulfport, Mississippi.

An off-duty officer spotted the silver Honda minivan around 1:11 a.m. on US Route 50 heading west, according to an incident report. This car matched the description of one that was stolen from Glen Burnie about two hours earlier, the description detailed.

Authorities mentioned that they had stopped the van but realized that it was not the missing vehicle. The driver reported that there was a loaded gun in the car, the press release said.

Officials said they found a loaded 9mm SCCY CPX-2 pistol and nine bullets in the minivan. Anne Arundel County Police identified the detainee as 38-year-old Alain Alvarez.

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