PITTSBURG — A Pittsburg man was arrested on drug and weapons charges following a traffic stop late Wednesday evening.

According to a release from the Pittsburg Police Department, at about 10:55 p.m. Wednesday, officers stopped Steven M. Taylor Jr., 26, for “an observed equipment violation.”

During the stop, officers alleged discovered a handgun and items believed to be methamphetamine, marijuana and related drug paraphernalia.

Taylor was arrested without incident and taken to the Crawford County Jail on charges felon in possession of a firearm, felony possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, felony possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and felony possession of drug paraphernalia. Taylor is free on $7,500 bond.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing at this time. Anyone having information related to this incident, or other crimes, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at (620) 231-1700, or at the tip line, (620) 231-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.