Police: Man throws stolen gun out of window during South County traffic stop

Police: Man throws stolen gun out of window during South County traffic stop

Police: Man throws stolen gun out of window during South County traffic stop

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on February 19, 2013 at 12:02 PM

(KMOV) – A man is in custody after he allegedly threw a handgun out of a car window after being pulled over by an officer in south St. Louis County on Feb. 1.

Daniel Jones, 30, was charged Feb. 2 with receiving stolen property.

According to police, officers were pulling over a car on Interstate 55 near Bayless when Jones, who was a passenger in the vehicle, threw a revolver out the window. According to police, the gun had been stolen during a burglary hours earlier.

Jones was arrested and taken into custody. His bail was set at $35,000.

 

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