A 31-year-old Fort Worth man was arrested in Hopkins County with a firearm, according to arrest reports.
Cumby Police Lt. Paul Robertson reported stopping a Kia Rio at 11:20 p.m. March 4, 2021 on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 110 for a traffic violation. Robertson said he discovered a firearm in a Ladarius Stokes’ waistband while conducting a roadside investigation, and that Stokes was a felon with prior convictions for unlawful carrying of a weapon. Thus, Robertson reported, the Fort Worth man was arrested at 11:40 p.m. Thursday for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.
A sheriff’s deputy transported Stokes to the county jail, where he was booked on the felony charge, Robertson noted in arrest reports. Stokes remained in Hopkins County jail Friday morning, March 5. Bond was set at $10,000 on the unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon charge, according to jail reports.