One arrested on firearm charges after traffic stop for tinted license plate

Andre Session
Andre Session(Wilmington Police Department)
Published: Sep. 1, 2023 at 10:20 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The Wilmington Police Department on Friday shared details about a recent firearm-related arrest.

Per the WPD, law enforcement stopped a vehicle at 10:18 p.m. on Thursday near the 900 block of Castle Street due to a tinted license plate cover.

“Following a search of the vehicle, officers located a firearm, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia,” the WPD announcement states.

Andre Session, a 34-year-old resident of Wilmington, was arrested and is being held at the county jail without bond. He was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, carrying concealed weapon-gun, possession of schedule VI controlled substance, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, and cover registration sticker/plate.