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Halifax traffic stop yields guns, drugs

Posted September 3, 2008 3:52 p.m. EDT

— Halifax deputies arrested Joseph Alston, 54, of Littleton, for drug, alcohol and gun offenses. The date of the arrest was not released.

During a traffic stop near Scoco Park, deputies smelled alcohol on Alston. A search of his vehicle yielded a shotgun, a handgun and marijuana.

Alston was charged with DWI, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a concealed handgun and possession of marijuana.

He was placed under $500 bond.