Convicted felon arrested for possession of firearm

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A convicted felon from Moss Point was arrested Saturday after he was reportedly caught throwing a firearm out of his vehicle during a traffic stop, according to the Harrison County Sheriff's Department.

Harrison County Sheriff's investigator Michael Shaw said officers reported seeing 39-year-old Samuel Williams Jr.toss a firearm from the vehicle.

He was charged with possession of a firearm after felony conviction.

Shaw said Williams was arrested and taken to the Harrison County Jail. He is being held on a $15,000 bond set by Judge Albert Fountain.

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