3 felons caught with firearm



MILTON, Ga. – Three convicted felons were arrested Sept. 29 on Morris Road after a handgun was allegedly found in their car.

Police said they spotted a car going northbound on the road at 4:16 p.m. without a rear bumper and no tag.

The car was pulled over. Of the four occupants, three were convicted felons – Shawn Michael Evans, 20, of Hemingway Lane, Roswell, Shelton Tyler Morrison, 20, of Buford, and Ricki Shaquille Mathis, 19, of Ashley Court, Alpharetta.

The officer reported smelling marijuana in the car when speaking to the men, and Mathis admitted it was his. A search of the car turned up a handgun under the front passenger seat.

All three men were arrested for possession of firearms by a felon. Mathis was also charged with possession of marijuana.

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