Cumberland Times-News

August 1, 2013

Driver cited for handgun violation - 08/02

Cumberland Times-News

— MCHENRY — A traffic stop on Interstate 68 in the Grantsville area led to the arrest of a Huntington, W.Va., man, Maryland State Police said.

Gene Richard Schoefield, 32, was stopped Thursday for speeding when he was reportedly logged traveling at 82 mph in the  65 mph zone.

 During the stop, police discovered a loaded handgun in the console of the vehicle.

Schoefield was awaiting a bond hearing after being charged with carrying a handgun in a vehicle in addition to being cited for speeding and following too closely to a vehicle, police said.