SAVANNAH, GA (December 6, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Strategic Investigations and Gang Units recovered a stolen gun and several narcotics during focused surveillance in the area of W. 58th and Montgomery Streets, Dec. 6.

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Antonio Gaston

As officers were conducting surveillance in the area at approximately 1 p.m., theymetro-initiated-traffic-stop-yields-stolen-firearm-narcotics observed a vehicle make several traffic violations. As officers conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle, they observed the strong odor of marijuana.

Officers continued to investigate during the stop, a search yielded 3 ounces of marijuana, a bag containing several prescription pills, ecstasy and a stolen handgun.

The driver Antonio Gaston, 21, and the passenger Rashaad Murphy,

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Rashaad Murphy

19, are charged with theft by receiving a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and several narcotics offenses. Both suspects were transported to the Chatham County Detention Center without incident.