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Window tint violation leads to arrest of felon in possession of handgun
A convicted felon is back behind bars after officers found him in possession of a gun, Sunday afternoon.
An officer who stopped a vehicle on Galleria Boulevard, at 5:15 pm, for window tint that was too dark discovered a loaded handgun under the driver’s seat. Two passengers were released, but officers arrested the driver, 47-year-old Darold Swanson of Nashville.
Charged with Felon in Possession of a Weapon and Illegal Window Tint, Swanson is being held in the Williamson County Jail on a $40,000 bond. Swanson is a convicted felon with a violent criminal history. He is due in court 04/20/2017 at 1:00 pm.
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