Felon arrested on gun charges in Daviess Co.

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A man is facing several charges after a traffic stop in Daviess County.

It happened Thursday evening near W. Hefron Street in Washington, Ind.

According to Washington police, one occupant in the vehicle, 37-year-old John Wilkerson was wanted out of Illinois for failure to appear on a possession of meth charge.

Officers said he was also in possession of a firearm but is not allowed to be due to prior felony convictions.

Besides the warrant, Wilkerson faces charges of possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, possession of a handgun without a license and driving while suspended.

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