Driver and passenger arrested after Sheriff's Deputy finds two guns in car on I-43
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Early Wednesday morning around 2:30 a.m. a Milwaukee County Sheriff's Deputy stopped a speeding car on I-43 south. The 33-year-old driver had a revoked license and was arrested. The passenger in the car also had a revoked license so the car needed to be towed.
The driver was a convicted felon and faces charges of Felon in Possession of Firearm, a felony punishable by up to 12.5 years in prison.
The passenger, a 36-year-old woman, was arrested for Felon in Possession of Firearm (Party to a Crime), also a felony punishable by up to 12.5 years in prison.
The Deputy found two guns in a bag in the car which will be sent to the State Crime Lab for testing.
During the first week of June Milwaukee County Sheriff's Deputies issued 315 traffic tickets of which 188 were for speeding.