Stolen Gun Recovered

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office recovered a stolen gun during a traffic stop Sunday night on Grill Road outside of Clayton.

Authorities allege Lyric Anthony Murray, 19, of Woodcreek Lane, Clayton had a .380 handgun in his possession that had previously been reported stolen in Johnston County.  Deputies said they also seized a small amount of suspected marijuana from the teenager.

Murray was charged with felony possession of a stolen firearm, misdemeanor carrying a concealed gun and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.  He was given a $5,000 secured bond.