A Gainesville man arrested on a firearms charge in Commerce recently.

On Sunday, October 17, Commerce Police Department officers were called out to Cedar Dr. Ext.

where a couple reportedly living in a vehicle were refusing to leave the property.

When an officer was speaking with the male inside the vehicle he observed a black revolver with wood-style grips in a black holster in the driver’s side door pocket in plain view next to Cobby Antonio Hancock, 49.

Hancock, 1244 East Ridge Rd., Gainesville, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.


Other incidents recently reported to the CPD include:

•missing person at an Elizabeth St., Commerce, residence, where a 39-year-old man was reported missing.

•driving while driver’s license is suspended or revoked and hands-free violation on North Elm St., Commerce, where a traffic stop was conducted.

•information report at Commerce High School, Lakeview Dr., Commerce, where a free air sniff was conducted on multiple vehicles.

•simple battery at SK Battery, Steve Reynolds Industrial Pkwy., Commerce, where a woman reported her ex-boyfriend punched her in the face.

•theft by shoplifting at Love’s Travel Stop, Maysville Rd., Commerce.


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