Jay felon with weapon in jail

A Jay man was arrested for possession of weapon March 25 during a routine traffic stop after law enforcement discovered the man was a convicted felon and had a firearm in the vehicle.

Theron Douglas Godwin, 76, Fawndale Drive, was traveling eastbound on Highway 4 in a Chevrolet Silverado when a Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office deputy traveling westbound noticed a missing passenger tail light and pulled Godwin over, according to a Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office report.

The report said Godwin began moving items in his vehicle to his passenger seat and attempted to exit the vehicle as the d...