A man was arrested for gun and child abuse charges during a traffic stop in Richmond, Rhode Island on Friday, according to Rhode Island State Police.
Karon Williams, 21, of Providence, Rhode Island, was a passenger in a car stopped by troopers for a traffic violation on I-95 in Richmond at approximately 4 p.m. Williams' six-month-old daughter was in the vehicle.
During the motor vehicle stop, troopers found a loaded handgun in a diaper bag between Williams’s legs.
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The infant was later turned over to the custody of the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth & Families.
Williams was heading from Providence to New York at the time of his arrest.
Williams was arraigned by a justice of the peace and released on $10,000 personal recognizance.