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.


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,


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.