KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) Several convicted felons have been arrested after a traffic stop in Kinston.
On December 14 at 1:37 a.m., the Kinston Police Department was conducting foot patrol in the area of Tower Hill Road and Orion Street when they reported hearing a single gunshot towards Hick Avenue.
An officer in the area conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of Hicks Street and Clay Street.
Police said they located a firearm in the vehicle.
All of the occupants in the vehicles were convicted felons and were charged with possession of a firearm by a felon.
The driver, Gregory Wade, was also arrested for DWI.