RAYNHAM, MASS. (WHDH) - Two men are facing criminal charges after a traffic stop in Raynham on Thursday uncovered a loaded gun, officials said.

Officers patrolling the area of King Philip Street about 12:15 p.m. stopped a 2019 Kia Optima for following too closely and arrested the driver, Luis Morales, 20, of Boston, on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs (marijuana) and negligent operation of a motor vehicle, according to Raynham Police Chief James Donovan.

His passenger, Aaron Henderson, 21, of Taunton, was arrested on charges of carrying a firearm without a license and illegal possession of ammunition after a loaded Sar Arms pistol was allegedly found in possession.

Both men were scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Taunton District Court.

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