YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Police arrested a man Tuesday after reports said they found a handgun and three large bags of marijuana in a car he was riding in.
Tejuan Harris, 23, of Miami Avenue, is in the Mahoning County Jail on charges of improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle and possession of drugs. He was expected to be arraigned Wednesday in municipal court.
Reports said Harris was in a car pulled over about 4:15 p.m. at Brentwood and Colfax avenues for excessive window tint. Reports said police searched the car after they smelled marijuana inside and the driver appeared very nervous.
Police found a duffle bag inside the car and inside the bag was a 9mm semiautomatic handgun, three large plastic bags of marijuana and $792 cash, reports said.
Reports said Harris told police the gun and marijuana belonged to him.