PICAYUNE, Miss. (WGNO) — A man was taken into custody last week after Mississippi detectives say he hid a gun in his Taco Bell order during a traffic stop.

The Picayune Police Department says around 12:30 p.m. Friday, the department’s Neighborhood Enhancement Team conducted a traffic stop on East Canal Street. That’s where detectives found two people: driver Olivia Neff and Devin Mitchell, a passenger in the vehicle.

While detectives say the stop originally resulted from a traffic violation, officers conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle. Police later found distributable amounts of methamphetamine and liquid heroin, along with drug paraphernalia.

However, one other item was found during the search — no mobile order needed. Detectives say Mitchell tried to hide his gun inside a folded quesadilla, concealed in a Taco Bell bag.

Mitchell faces multiple charges in connection to the incident:

  • Possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute while in possession of a firearm
  • Possession of a controlled substance
  • Tampering with physical evidence
  • Possession of a weapon by a felon
  • Possession of paraphernalia

We’re told Neff received a simple traffic citation and was released at the scene.

#tacoboutnotcool,” the police department said upon Mitchell’s arrest.

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