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Police: Stolen gun seized in North Charleston

(source: North Charleston Police Department) (source: North Charleston Police Department)
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Police have seized a stolen gun in North Charleston Friday.

Officers approached a car in a parking lot in a business lot on Dorchester Road.

According to a release by North Charleston Police spokesperson Spencer Pryor, officers smelled an odor consistent with marijuana from the car. 

As the officer approached the driver's side window, a passenger reportedly exited from the front passenger side. The passenger was stopped and checked for weapons. The driver was also checked for weapons.

Inside the car, officers reportedly found a loaded 22 cal. Handgun under the front passenger seat. A records check showed the handgun was reported stolen through Hanahan police.

Tyrell Lamar Smith, the passenger of the car, has been charged with Possession of a Stolen Handgun.

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