Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – A traffic stop led to detectives discovering a stolen handgun and marijuana bagged for resale this afternoon. Around 5:35 p.m., Crime Suppression Unit detectives could smell a strong odor of marijuana while speaking with the driver, 18-year-old Austin Lucas, and two passengers, 18-year-old Cameron Rouse and 23-year-old Brandon Gorham.
Further investigation revealed Lucas had a handgun, digital scales, many plastic baggies, and several prepackaged bags of marijuana. Rouse was found to have a stolen handgun from Millersville, TN and a small bag of marijuana. Gorham was also found to have a handgun and a small bag of marijuana.
Lucas was charged with Possession of a Schedule VI Drug for Resale and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony.
Rouse was charged with Possession of Stolen Property and Simple Possession of a Schedule VI drug.
Gorham was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Simple Possession of a Schedule VI drug.
All were booked into the Wilson County Jail.