A traffic stop by a Hopkins County deputy at the 134-mile marker on I-30 resulted in the arrest of Brandon Haynes, 36, of Monticello, Arkansas. Haynes was wanted on charges in Dallas County. During the arrest, marijuana was found in the console of his vehicle and a handgun was found in a suitcase in the trunk of the 2011 Impala he was driving.
Haynes, a convicted felon claimed ownership of the weapon. He is in Hopkins County Jail held on the Dallas County charges and for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.