MPD: Felon arrested for possessing gun following incident in downtown parking garage
MADISON, Wis. — A Stoughton man was arrested after an incident inside a downtown parking garage, police said.
Early Saturday morning, officers were on patrol inside the State Street Campus Garage when they noticed an interaction between a man and another person.
One of the men was holding a shiny object in his hand, which he moved inside his jacket and near the small of his back, police said.
According to a report by the Madison Police Department, the man looked out, saw the officers and asked his friend “are those cops?” before getting back into a car.
The man got out a short time later and walked out of the parking ramp with his friend.
Officers looked into the parked car and spotted a handgun handle sticking out from beneath the driver’s side floor mat, according to the release.
Officers located the driver near State Street.
Dwayne J Pickens Jr., 31, of Stoughton, was arrested on charges of possession of a firearm by a felon.
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