Man charged with carrying gun into Davidson Co. courthouse


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DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A Lexington man was arrested Monday when a handgun was found inside his coat at the Davidson County Courthouse.

Michael Tyrone Mayo Jr., 27, of 403 Tussey St., was charged with possession of a weapon on state property/courthouse and carrying a concealed weapon.

He was also served a warrant for arrest for failure to appear in court.

According to The-Dispatch, Mayo was stopped at the courthouse security checkpoint when deputies found a .380 caliber handgun in his coat. The gun was detected with the X-ray machine.

Mayo was placed in the Davidson County Detention Center under a $6,500 secured bond. He is scheduled to appear in Lexington District Court on April 1.

Source: The-Dispatch

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