LEONIA – A Defuniak Springs man is in custody after a traffic stop leads to multiple charges.
A Holmes County Sheriff’s deputy stopped a vehicle in the Leonia area on February 3, during a routine patrol, for a traffic related offense.
The driver was identified as Lawrence Yon, of Defuniak Springs.
Yon was found to have a loaded pistol in his front pocket for which he had no concealed carry permit.
A further search of Yon’s vehicle found marijuana pre-packaged for sale.
Yon was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, carrying a concealed firearm and possession of a firearm while in the commission of a felony.