CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (FOX 2) - A traffic stop for a car with no plates turned into the recovery of a stolen firearm by Michigan State Police over the weekend.
The 33-year-old driver was on I-94 in Clinton Township Sunday morning when he was pulled over for driving without a license plate. Police soon after learned the vehicle was unregistered and didn't have insurance.
It's driver, identified as a Detroit man. was then asked if there were any weapons in the car.
Police found a 9 mm Springfield automatic handgun in the driver's side door pocket.
A records check by police revealed the driver did not have a concealed pistol license. The gun was also discovered to have been stolen.
The suspect was later taken to jail for review of charges.