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Traffic stop leads to drug & gun charges for Rocky Mount man

Traffic stop leads to drug & gun charges for Rocky Mount man
Published: May. 11, 2022 at 9:28 PM EDT|Updated: May. 12, 2022 at 12:44 AM EDT
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ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WITN) - A Rocky Mount man has been arrested on several drug and gun charges after being stopped by police Wednesday for a window tint violation.

The Rocky Mount Police Department says 23-year-old Jaquavis Pittman was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver heroin, and carrying a concealed gun.

Police say a search of the vehicle turned up a Glock 27 .40-caliber handgun underneath the front seat, and 301 grams of marijuana and 40 bindles of heroin in the back seat.

Pittman was given a $50,000 secured bond and placed in the Edgecombe County Jail.

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