On May 13, St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Whipkey conducted a traffic stop in Leonardtown on a vehicle with an inoperable brake light.

Deputy Whipkey contacted the driver, identified as Dale Albert Hall Jr. 19 of Hollywood.  While speaking with Dale Hall, Jr. Deputy Whipkey observed the barrel of a shotgun sticking out beneath clothing lying on the back seat of the vehicle.

Deputy Whipkey had Hall exit the vehicle.  Deputy Whipkey removed the shotgun from the vehicle and discovered it was loaded with two shotgun shells.

Additional, a computer check revealed Dale Albert Hall’s, Jr. privilege to drive in the State of Maryland is suspended.

Dale Albert Hall was arrested for a weapon’s violation and issue a traffic citation for driving while suspended.