Cop spots gun, 2 arrested for drug and firearm possession
MADISON (WKOW) -- Two men are facing firearm possession and drug related charges after a Madison police officer spotted the suspects in their car with a pistol in plain view Sunday.
Police say Officer Dave Dexheimer was on a routine patrol in the PDQ parking lot on Northport Drive. He held the men at gunpoint until backup officers arrived.
Authorities say 25-year-old Albert K. Landrum and 26-year-old Zachary J. Meyer were arrested. Landrum tried to throw a baggie of heroin as he was taken out of the car, police say. They say Meyer was in possession of a heroin kit. He also claimed the weapon was his.
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