MPD Arrests Two after Seizing Multiple Weapons

Meridian, Miss. The Meridian Police Department has arrested two people after seizing multiple weapons during a traffic stop this weekend.

Detective Dareall Thompson tells Newscenter 11 the Gang Task Force pulled over an SUV on 5th Street, right in front of the old police department. Officers then found multiple firearms. Thompson says the Gang Task Force made the traffic stop after hearing shots fired.

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