UWPD arrest two following traffic stop; firearms and stolen vehicle recovered

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Published: Jul. 3, 2022 at 12:44 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Two people were arrested in Madison following a traffic stop Saturday night.

During the stop, University of Wisconsin Police learned the vehicle was stolen and also contained a stolen firearm.

According to UWPD, around 11:30 p.m., they pulled a car over at North Breese Terrace and University Ave. due to the vehicle driving with no lights on.

During the stop, the officers on scene were able to determine the car was stolen, and in a search of the vehicle, they recovered an allegedly stolen firearm, with multiple high capacity magazines in the back seat.

A 31-year-old from Madison was arrested for allegedly operating a motor vehicle without owners’ consent, possession of oxycodone and a parole warrant. A 33-year-old from Milwaukee was also arrested for alleged felon in possession of a firearm, concealing a stolen firearm and multiple active warrants.

There were two additional passengers who were released without incident, UWPD said.

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