Newport News, Va. – Two men are facing numerous drug charges after a traffic stop in Newport News.
On March 27, 2014 at about 11:15 p.m., police initiated a traffic stop for equipment violation in the area of Colony Road and Warwick Blvd.
As officers approached the vehicle on foot, the officer on the passenger side saw a firearm under the passengers’ side seat.
Neither the driver, 28-year-old Brandon Robinson of Newport News, nor his passenger, 33-year-old Michael Vanhook of Newport News, possessed a concealed handgun permit, police say.
The firearm was seized and returned stolen out of Hampton.
Robinson was summonsed for driving without a license, and charged with possession of a stolen firearm. Vanhook was charged with possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a firearm by a felon.