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DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police said a traffic stop led to an arrest Tuesday.

Police stated narcotics investigators noticed a vehicle that violated several traffic laws.

After pulling the vehicle over on Beltline Access Road near Gordon Terry Parkway SW, the investigators found Keithan Swoopes, 39, the driver, had a loaded gun in the car.

In addition, investigators said he had previously been convicted for shooting into an occupied building and second-degree assault, along with an active protection order against him.

All these issues forbid Swoopes from having a gun.

He was charged with failing to signal and illegally possessing a gun, and was booked in the Morgan County Jail in lieu of a $2,800 bond.