A .40-caliber handgun that had been reported stolen in Hot Springs was recovered Tuesday and the woman who allegedly had the gun faces possible felony charges.
Raven Breedlove, 22, was riding in a car driven by Donte Oliver, whom police were seeking on aggravated robbery and other charges when the car was stopped by vice and narcotics detectives, Detective Bret Ward said in a probable-cause affidavit presented in Pine Bluff District Court on Thursday.
According to the affidavit, the car, a purple Cadillac had an expired temporary tag on it, and when the detectives made contact with the occupants, saw a handgun in plain sight on the seat.
Ward reported that Sgt. Bruce Gee asked if there were any other guns in the car and Breedlove allegedly told him she had one in her purse.
A check of the serial number of the gun showed that it had been stolen in Hot Springs, Ward said.
Pine Bluff District Judge John Kearney set a $5,000 bond for Breedlove, who had no prior convictions or pending charges after ruling prosecutors had probable cause to charge her with theft by receiving.
The Public Defender’s Office was appointed to represent Breedlove.