Montgomery County, MO – The Missouri Highway Patrol (MSHP) said a driver was stopped on I-70 over the weekend for doing 103 mph. Police found a stolen 9 mm handgun and marijuana inside the car.

This makes the 9th stolen gun the MSHP has found during routine traffic stops since Jan. 1.

The MSHP said that they have recently pulled over a number of people because of excessive speeding. According to the MSHP, the pulled over motorists common response is that the roads are more open for higher speeds due to the pandemic.