Teen arrested on BB gun, drug charges

Published 8:08 am Tuesday, April 18, 2017

An 18-year-old Austin man was arrested Friday after the car in which he was a passenger was stopped for a traffic violation.

Antoine Davis was charged in Mower County District court with a gross misdemeanor for carrying a BB gun in public and a petty misdemeanor for possessing a small amount of marijuana.

A female driver was pulled over by officers for failing to dim her lights just before 10 p.m. on Friday, April 14 on the 500 block of Eighth Street Northeast.

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According to the report, officers allege they could smell marijuana in the car. Davis, a passenger in the vehicle, was allegedly found to have a small bag of marijuana and a BB gun in this right jeans’ pocket.

He is being held in the Mower County Jail and faces possible charges of carrying a weapon in public and drug possession. The driver was not charged.