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Fayetteville police: Felon hid gun under son's leg

Posted December 10, 2010 12:01 p.m. EST
Updated December 10, 2010 1:05 p.m. EST

Vincent Jarod Williams

— Fayetteville police arrested a man Thursday after he hid a .22 caliber semi-automatic handgun under his 5-year-old son's leg during a traffic stop, police said.

Authorities did not say why they pulled over Vincent Jarod Williams, 27, of 1600 Ireland Drive. He is a convicted felon, according to police.

He was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of marijuana and child abuse. No other information was released.