BIG SPRING - A Crimestoppers tip lead to the arrest of a Big Spring man wanted for stealing firearms.
Officers started monitoring the Park Village Apartments at Wassan Road around 8:45 p.m. Thursday night.
About two hours later, they spotted 25-year-old Jason Edwards loading items into a vehicle and driving to another part of the complex.
That's where police stopped him.
They found a loaded handgun and cocaine on Edwards and more weapons in his apartment.
The firearms were reported stolen from a home in the 1500 block of Sycamore on Wednesday.
Edwards is currently charged with drug possession and for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
He was already wanted for revoking his probation warrant for an unrelated assault.
Authorities say more charges are pending as their investigation continues.
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