Stolen firearm recovered in Boyle traffic stop

Published 11:05 am Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Boyle County deputies recovered a stolen firearm in a vehicle stop about 2:13 a.m. Tuesday on the Danville Bypass.

According to the sheriff’s office, Deputy Casey McCoy stopped a vehicle and the driver consented to a search. During the search, an M12 .380 handgun was found. It had been reported stolen in 2014.

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Antonie L. Neely, 24, of Danville, was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property (firearm) and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

Neely was being held Wednesday morning in the Boyle County Detention Center on a $7,000 bond.