Tip leads police to drugs, stolen handgun

Published 12:00 am Monday, July 18, 2011

A Salisbury man was arrested after a tip led police to drugs and a stolen handgun Saturday morning.
Terry Bowman, 41, was reportedly found with a .38 handgun in his waistband when police responded to reports of an armed man near the Waffle House on Jake Alexander Blvd. about 1 a.m. Saturday, according to a Salisbury Police report.
The report said Bowman also had a small bag of marijuana in his pocket.
Bowman, 211 N. Merritt Ave., was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of stolen property, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of marijuana.
He was given a $5,000 secured bond.