Tuesday, January 19, 2016

17-year-old arrested for stolen gun during traffic stop

Posted By on Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 3:38 PM

click to enlarge Tramaine Prevette
Tramaine Prevette
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department arrested Tramaine Juwuan Prevette, 17, following a traffic stop Jan. 16 near White Bluff Road and Television Circle.

The teen was charged with driving with a suspended license, possession of marijuana, possession of drug related object, theft by receiving stolen property and possession of a firearm by a person under 18.

"Following the traffic stop, Prevette was taken into custody and a search of the vehicle revealed a small amount of marijuana, a digital scale and a handgun. A check of the handgun’s serial number indicated that it was reported stolen Dec. 6, 2015," police say.

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Jim Morekis

A native Savannahian, Jim has been editor-in-chief of Connect Savannah for 15 years. The University of Georgia graduate is also a travel writer, authoring regional guides in the Moon handbook series...
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