Gang Task Force Seizes Firearms

Meridian, Miss. Meridian police have arrested two people after seizing multiple weapons during a traffic stop Saturday night.

Detective Dareall Thompson says the Gang Task Force stopped an SUV on 5th Street near the old police station. Firearms were discovered in the vehicle. Thompson says the task force made the stop after hearing shots fired.

42-year-old Larry McCoy was charged with driving under the influence. Dajour Taylor, 23, has been charged with shooting inside the city.

MPD patrol units and deputies with the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department assisted.

Dajour Taylor
Larry McCoy