City man held on gun charge

Published 12:43 am Sunday, March 9, 2014

A Vicksburg man was held without bail Saturday on weapons charges.

William Callahan, 30, who lives on Halls Ferry Road, was arrested following a traffic stop at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday by Vicksburg police Investigator Bobby Jones and charged with possession of a stolen firearm, Vicksburg police Lt. Sandra Williams said.

Callahan was convicted of sale of cocaine in August 2007.

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The gun was found in Callahan’s vehicle when Jones stopped him for not wearing a seat belt, Williams said.

Callahan was held Saturday in the Issaquena County Correctional Facility awaiting his initial appearance Monday in Vicksburg Municipal Court.