YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Police reported finding a stolen handgun while arresting a man late Saturday on the south side of Youngstown.
Kevin Crockett, 32, of Hilton Avenue, is in the Mahoning County Jail on charges of carrying a concealed weapon, possession of heroin and receiving stolen property.
He was arrested about 10:40 p.m. Saturday at Erie Street and Elbertus Avenue.
Reports said police were called by someone who said there was a man in dark clothing wearing a white hat holding a trash bag and carrying a gun in the neighborhood around Erie Street and East Judson Avenue.
When police arrived, they found a man matching the description, later identified as Crockett, at Erie Street and Elbertus Avenue. When officers asked Crockett if he had a gun, reports said he appeared very nervous before answering yes.
Police searched Crockett and reported finding a loaded 9mm semiautomatic pistol in his pants pockets as well as a bag of heroin and a bag of marijuana.
The trash bag was full of clothes, reports said.