Gibson arrested on theft; firearms charges

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By Jennifer Caldwell

Guns and felons don’t mix, according to the law.

As a result Brian Daniel Gibson, 27, of 400 East Hill Street, found himself in hot water with LaFollette police when he allegedly stole a gun on March 18.

The owner of the Ruger P89 9MM handgun had reported the weapon was stolen from his work truck, which Gibson had access to.

On March 22 the victim to returned to the LaFollette Police Department stating he had located his gun in the possession of an individual who had reportedly purchased the gun in question from Gibson.

Gibson, who was convicted of three drug related felony charges in 2007, was charged with theft and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He is scheduled to appear in court on April 17.