Carbondale Police Arrest Man in Possession of Stolen Firearm After Traffic Stop Tuesday

Carbondale Police Arrest Man in Possession of Stolen Firearm After Traffic Stop Tuesday

CARBONDALE – A Carbondale man faces gun charges after Cardondale Police found him in possession of a stolen firearm during a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon.

According to release from the Carbondale Police Department, 39-year-old Brian Hooks was seen driving on N. Robert Stalls Ave. and E. Willow St. by officers, who stopped and arrested him for driving with a revoked driver’s license. The firearm was discovered following a search.

Hooks was charged with unlawful use of weapons (felon in possession of a firearm), possession of a stolen firearm, being an armed habitual criminal, and driving with a revoked driver’s license. Hooks was lodged in the Jackson County Jail.

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