Pictured: Keenan Parson (Photo: Carbondale Police)
CARBONDALE – Gun charges are due for a Marion man after Carbondale Police conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle for an equipment violation in the 500 block of West Main Street around 8:15 Friday night.
According to Carbondale Police, 23-year-old Jaylyn L. Williams of Du Quoin and his passenger, 26-year-old Keenan Parson of Marion, were both arrested on various charges.
Parson, arrested on a warrant out of Union County, had a small amount of raw illegal cannabis in the vehicle and a handgun reported stolen from Cape Girardeau under his seat. He was charged with possession of a stolen firearm and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and subsequently jailed.
Williams was issued a civil law citation for possession of cannabis and released.