Traffic stop leads to weapons arrest

Generic handcuffOn August 19th, 2015  at approximately 11:00 pm an officer observed a Chevy Malibu  stopped impeding traffic in the 700 blk of Baylor, an area known for drug use and sales.  Believing that a narcotics transaction was taking place, the vehicle was stopped  as it left the scene.  The occupants were identified as Demarreo Johnson and Darious Robinson.  Both occupants were frisked at the scene for weapons due to the nature of the contact.  During the pat down one of the suspects admitted that a weapon was in the vehicle. Officers subsequently recovered a semi-automatic handgun from the backseat area.  A narcotics detector K-9 arrived on scene and  alerted on the vehicle.  A search of one of the suspects turned up a plastic baggy containing Marijuana.  Darious Robinson was arrested for Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon and Possession of Marijuana under 2 ounces.  Demarreo Johnson was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a firearm by a felon.

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