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Man arrested after officer discovers drugs, stolen gun

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McKinney was initially stopped and arrested on outstanding warrants. McKinney was initially stopped and arrested on outstanding warrants.
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

Athens Police arrested a man after finding drugs and stolen weapons in his car.

The victim in a weekend burglary told investigators about a possible suspect and provided a description of the person and the vehicle he might be in.

An officer stopped a car matching the description on Sneed Street Monday evening. The driver of the car, Joshua McKinney, was arrested on outstanding warrants.

During a search of the vehicle, the officer found a Glock pistol reported stolen from the victim, along with digital scales, marijuana oil, a marijuana cigarette and other drug paraphernalia.

McKinney was charged with third-degree burglary, possession of drug paraphernalia and marijuana, and carrying a pistol without a permit. He was booked at the police department and transferred to the county jail.

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