Couple arrested after handgun found in baby stroller with child
(L-R) Brittany Thomas and Simon Quartlbaum
Newport News, Va. – According to Newport News police, a handgun was found in the bottom storage compartment of a baby stroller with the baby still inside.
Police say on September 4, 2012 a little before 11:00 p.m, they responded to the 21st Street and Wickham Avenue area in reference to a man having a gun.
They say the man was with his girlfriend who was pushing a stroller where the gun was found.
Simon Terrell Quartlbaum, 21, of the 1100 block of 16th Street in Newport News was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by felon.
His girlfriend, Brittany Jamal Thomas, 22, of the 3300 block of Sunnyside Drive in Hampton, was issued a criminal summons for carrying a concealed weapon.
Stay with NewsChannel 3 for more updates.
- Store owner forgives thief who returned $300 samurai sword to his Beach business
- UPDATE: "Katherine" the Great White Shark spotted in the surf off Kitty Hawk
- Jeremy Mayfield’s $1.3 million mansion to be burned down
- Some mail sent to sailors aboard the USS Harry S. Truman was lost at sea
- Update: Driver charged after Amtrak train from Norfolk hits car in Waverly