Police: Loaded gun found on man after traffic stop in Andover

ANDOVER, MASS. (WHDH) - A man is facing firearm-related charges after police allegedly found an illegal gun after a traffic stop in Andover Thursday, officials said.

State police patrolling Route 110 around 10 p.m. pulled over a grey Acura SUV for allegedly having a defective headlight and determined the driver had a revoked driver’s license and a warrant for his arrest, police said. When police searched the man they allegedly found a loaded Taurus .380 handgun.

Joshua Cortes, 31, of Manchester, New Hampshire, was charged with illegal possession of a gun, carrying a loaded gun, carrying a dangerous weapon, driving with a revoked license and a headlight violation.

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