Virginia Man Arrested on Gun Charges After Traffic Accident in Dunkirk

October 5, 2017
Melvin Minor, 35, of Virginia

Melvin Minor, 35, of Virginia

On Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Deputy Williamson of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to an auto accident at Route 4 and Brickhouse Road, in Dunkirk.

Melvin Minor, 35, of Virginia, was driving the SUV involved in a motor vehicle accident.

While Deputy Parks conducted field sobriety test of Minor, Trooper Lewis checked Minors’ vehicle for the registration card and insurance info. Trooper Lewis discovered a loaded 9mm handgun in the center console. Further investigation found one hollow point round in the chamber and a loaded magazine.

Deputy Parks arrested Minor, and transported Minor to the Calvert County Detention Center.

Minor was charged with:

  • dangerous weapon concealed
  • handgun in vehicle


11 Responses to Virginia Man Arrested on Gun Charges After Traffic Accident in Dunkirk

  1. Anonymous on October 5, 2017 at 10:51 am

    What is it that people can’t seem to grasp about loaded guns being illegal to carry in your vehicle in Maryland? It doesn’t matter if you think it would be legal on not, it currently is not legal without a bunch of red tape so just don’t do it. If you are caught with a loaded gun in your vehicle you deserve what you get. Ignoring the law does nothing to change the law and just puts you one step closer to not being able to own any firearms.

  2. Anonymous on October 5, 2017 at 11:05 am

    Another racist white police officer.

    • Joseph on October 6, 2017 at 1:37 am

      Because the picture shows the police were all white..

      • Keep It Real on October 6, 2017 at 6:30 pm

        I think you mean the police were all right and justified, at least this guy actually had a Gun!

        • Adam 12 on October 8, 2017 at 3:36 pm

          You guys missed the sarcasm apparently.

  3. Looker on October 5, 2017 at 11:24 am

    Good news though….

    Wednesday’s pet is “Diamond”.

    What a honey.

    • Anonymous on October 6, 2017 at 12:38 pm

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  4. Udoh on October 5, 2017 at 4:34 pm

    He needed that gun to protect himself from the Calvert County Confederate sheriff department

    • Nate Forrest on October 8, 2017 at 10:58 am

      He should have stayed out of Calvert County, “look away, look away, Dixie Land”. He was south of the Mason Dixon Line. He needs to go North and stay there.

  5. Anonymous on October 6, 2017 at 8:59 am

    The problem is the judges are not putting these people in jail for serious offense and this is why you will see more and more people carrying guns.Get these judges off the bench who do not punish the criminal or your family will be less safe.

  6. Joe on October 7, 2017 at 6:40 pm

    Can they charge him as an adult? He’s a Minor!