Cave City woman behind bars on firearms charge

Source: Lawrence County Sheriff's Office
Source: Lawrence County Sheriff's Office

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) –  A Cave City woman is behind bars after police found a gun in her car.

According to the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, Laveda Bunn, 46, was arrested Tuesday on charges of felon in possession of a firearm.

Police say she was arrested during a traffic stop in Strawberry.  A sheriff's deputy searched Bunn's vehicle after he discovered she had multiple drug charges.

After searching Bunn's vehicle, the deputy found a .22 caliber handgun along with extra rounds.

Bunn was taken to the Lawrence County Jail.   Her bond was set at $2,000.  She's set to appear in court on November 28.

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