Topeka Police arrested two felons who had guns Saturday. The first arrest happened around 4:00 p.m. Officers made a traffic stop in the 1200 block of SE 37th St. for an expired registration.
During the stop, officers found the passenger, 40-year-old Lamar Moss, had a handgun and marijuana. Moss is a convicted felon and not allowed to have a gun. He was arrested and taken to the Shawnee County Department of Corrections.
Police said Moss is a registered violent offender in the state of Kansas for 2nd degree murder.
Later Saturday, police arrested another felon with a gun. Officers responded to a call about gun shots in the 2300 block of SE Bellview around 8:30 p.m.
Police said 24-year-old, Gleand Lee Brock III, fired shots at several people during a family argument. No one was hit by any of the shots.
Officers found Brock a short distance away from where the shots were fired. Brock was charged with felon in possession of a firearm, aggravated assault, and other charges.
Topeka Police said this is the 17th case this year with a charge involving a felon in possession of a firearm.