Police: Convicted felon arrested after being spotted with a gun

Police: Convicted felon arrested after being spotted with a gun

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - A convicted felon was spotted on the street with a gun in his pocket, according to police, and that led to his arrest on Thursday.

According to the report, someone called police to say that they had seen Steven Jermaine Dawkins, 37, in the area of N. Arlington Street and Park Avenue on Thursday night after 6:00 pm.

The person told police that Dawkins had a handgun in his back pocket.

Police responded, finding Dawkins and the gun.  Dawkins was charged with possession of a weapon by a felon and drug possession.

Bond was set at $25,000.

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