VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Using newly-acquired technology, Virginia Beach Police were able to make an arrest of a Norfolk man Friday.
Officers patrolling in the 5700 block of Northampton Boulevard around 3:25 p.m. received a stolen vehicle alert from their in-car automated license plate reader.
They stopped the vehicle and arrested Robert Hollingsworth, 33, of Norfolk, and recovered narcotics and a handgun, according to Virginia Beach Police.
Hollingsworth has been charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of Schedule I/II narcotics and possession of a firearm while in possession of narcotics.
Officers from the Third Precinct are investigating.
Anyone with information about this case can contact Crime Solvers anonymously at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or ta P3tips.com.