Thursday morning in Eighth Judicial Court Carlos F. Thompson, 36, of Arkansas was sentenced to seven years in prison for Unlawfull Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.
When the auto they were driving failed to maintain a single lane near the 110-Mile Marker on I-30, Cumby Police made the stop on an auto that failed to maintain a single lane near the 110-mile marker. Next to the passenger, Thompson, was an open alcoholic beverage container. He was arrested and a probable cause search of the vehicle revealed a concealed firearm behind a folding arm rest in the back seat of the vehicle. A check on the firearm serial number showed it to be stolen. He had prior felony convictions.