Traffic Stop Reveals Weapon

A traffic stop by Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams at 10:34 a.m. July 31, 2020 on Interstate 30 revealed a weapon in the vehicle and resulted in a felony arrest, according to arrest reports.

No HCSO jail photo for Jerome Sherrod Gibson

Williams reported stopping a Nissan Altima at mile marker 117 on I-30 for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as 35-year-old Jerome Sherrod Gibson of Memphis. A records check showed the Tennessee man to be a convicted felon. Gibson, Williams reported, was in possession of a firearm at the time of the stop. Consequently, he was arrested for felon in possession of a firearm.

Gibson remained in Hopkins County jail Saturday, Aug. 1. Bond on the firearm charge was set at $10,000, according to jail reports.

Sulphur Springs Police Department patrol vehicle

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Author: Faith Huffman

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