Troopers, Catawba deputies empty-handed after odd traffic stop
Ray Gora / Lincoln Times-News N.C. State Troopers and Catawba County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a vehicle on Highway 16 on Thursday just inside of Lincoln County after an occupant inside the vehicle messaged a friend stating that they might be in danger because someone else in the car had a gun. The Denver Fire Department also responded to the scene after a trooper was involved in a minor collision on the opposite side of the highway. There were no injuries and no weapon was found after a search of the vehicle however, the driver was arrested on unrelated warrants.
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