Mississippi man caught napping at gas pump, caught with stolen firearm at convenience store
Published 6:26 am Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Police got more than they expected when they responded to a complaint about a man who had fallen asleep at the gas pumps of a local convenience store Monday.
After arriving at the scene to help remove the man who was blocking the gas pump, officers discovered the driver had a stolen firearm in his vehicle.
Dameon Davis, 29, of Greenville, was arrested shortly after 2 a.m. after officers with the Vicksburg Police Department discovered a stolen handgun in his possession.
Officers had been summoned to a local convenience store, because Davis had fallen asleep at the wheel of his car, blocking a gas pump. The handgun was reported stolen in Collins, Miss.
Davis appeared in Vicksburg Municipal Court on Monday, on one count of Possession of a Stolen Firearm.
Judge Penny Lawson bound him over to the Warren County Grand Jury on a $20,000 bond.