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Man Faces Gun, Drugs Charges After Driving 100 MPH on Route 422

Clifton Hall, 26, was allegedly traveling with a gun and drug paraphernalia.

Handcuffs (Patch File Photo)
Handcuffs (Patch File Photo)
The passenger of a vehicle pulled over on Route 422 in Limerick for traveling nearly 100 miles per hour was allegedly found in possession of drugs and a gun, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Clifton Hall, 26, of Philadelphia, and an unknown driver were  traveling in a rented 2014 Dodge Charges westbound on Route 422 on Dec. 3 just after 10:30 a.m. when he was pulled over by the Limerick/Linfield Exit for traveling 98 mph, according to police.

Neither of the vehicle's occupants were listed as the renter or authorized drivers of the vehicle, and neither had a valid driver's license, police said.

Officers found a loaded 9mm Ruger handgun and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle, and Hall allegedly admitted it was his.

Hall was prohibited from possessing firearms due to a previous conviction, police said, and he was arrested and arraigned on drug and weapons charges.

According to court records, this is Hall's second arrest for illegally carrying a firearm; he pleaded guilty in 2007 to the charge, in connection with theft and receiving stolen property.

Hall was sent to prison in lieu of $10,000 cash bail pending a preliminary hearing.

PG December 11, 2013 at 04:31 PM
What happened to the driver? You'd think there'd be charges for going so fast, not having a license, and no proof of permission to be driving the rental car.
Matt Vollaro December 13, 2013 at 09:07 PM
Driver was probably cut loose w/a few tickets. Criminal charges related to traffic do not require a custodial arrest.

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