Portsmouth murder suspect out on bond arrested in Virginia Beach after police find two guns

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VIRGINIA BEACH (WAVY) — Virginia Beach police arrested a Portsmouth murder suspect who was out on bond after finding two guns and other items during a traffic stop.

Police say Curtis Mitchell’s vehicle was stopped Thursday night for expired license plates and officers found an AR-15 style rifle and a handgun.

Mitchell was charged with murder after another man was found shot to death on Oak Leaf Place in Portsmouth in September 2020.

The victim in that shooting was 39-year-old Phillip Goston.

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