Firearm, drugs discovered during traffic stop in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Officers from Newport News’ High Impact Patrol (HIP) recovered drugs and a firearm during a traffic stop Saturday night.

According to the department, HIP stopped a vehicle in the area of Oriana Road and Denbigh Boulevard. A narcotics K9 officer was brought to the vehicle, and alerted to the presence of drugs.

The driver admitted to being in possession of both. They were summonsed for a traffic infraction as well as possession of drugs and a firearm.

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