Atmore man faces felony gun charge

An Atmore man who is a convicted felon since 2008 now faces a felony weapon possession charge last Monday when a traffic stop and subsequent search of the vehicle revealed a gun on the front seat.

Antwon Demond Bowens, 36, 104 Gray St., was driving east on Highway 4 in Century with no headlights and was stopped by law enforcement, according to an Escambia County Sheriff's Office report.

The report said law enforcement made contact with Bowens at the intersection of Century Boulevard and Front Street, where it was discovered his driver's license had been revoked due to an DUI in December 2018 a...