Sunday evening, Cumby Police stopped a 2002 Jeep Cherokee at the 113-mile marker for having a broken tail light . The smell of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle created the need for a probable cause search inside the vehicle. A stolen Ruger 9MM semi-automatic pistol was found underneath the back passenger seat.
The firearm had been stolen out of Sherman, Texas according to a records check. Also found in the vehicle were three unknown pills inside a clear plastic bag.
Xavious Amad Taylor, 21 of Dallas was arrest for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, a Felony 3, and is in Hopkins County jail held on a $20,000 bond.