On Nov. 12 at approximately 9:23 p.m. a Mesquite Police officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a minor moving violation. The driver of the vehicle, 27-year-old Ryk Mosley of North Las Vegas, NV, had a misdemeanor warrant for his arrest and did not have a valid driver’s license.
The officer was able to safely take Mosley into custody for the warrant and the driver’s license violation. Officers located a loaded 9mm handgun in the driver’s possession. The officers’ investigation also showed Mosely had several felony convictions to include armed robbery with a deadly weapon. Due to his previous felony convictions, Mosely was prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Mosely was charged with one felony count of prohibited person in possession of a firearm and one misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle without a driver’s license. Due to the felony charge, he was transported to the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas.
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