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Homewood police make two arrests for firearm violations in recent weeks

Traffic stops for speeding on July 11 and Aug. 3 each resulted in arrests for alleged illegal firearm possession, according to posts on the Homewood Police Department Facebook page.

A handgun, ammunition and mask were confiscated during a traffic stop on July 11. (Provided photo)

On July 11, an officer stopped a vehicle near the intersection of Ridge Road and Dixie Highway for traveling 30 mph over the posted speed limit. The officer observed a handgun in the vehicle.  Police discovered the loaded handgun had a defaced serial number. 

The driver did not . . .

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