Stolen handguns from a local pawn shop were recovered when police arrested four people in the crime.
The robbery happened Tuesday morning at Music City Pawn in the 2600 block of Nolensville Pike.
Around 6 p.m. Wednesday, an officer stopped a BMW sedan for an improper left turn at 24th Avenue North and Rosa Parks Boulevard.
According to the officer, the vehicle had a strong odor of marijuana as he approached it.
The driver was identified as 24-year-old James Horton, Jr. He told the officer he had just smoked marijuana.
Following a subsequent search of the vehicle, reports stated five stolen handguns were seized. Four of those guns had been reported stolen from Music City Pawn.
Police confirmed the fifth gun had been reported stolen during a vehicle burglary.
Also recovered was a wallet that had been taken during a robbery on March 17 on 17th Avenue North.
Horton and his passengers were arrested. They were identified as 25-year-old Pacresha Cosby, as well as convicted felons 29-year-old Hakeem Mannie and 28-year-old Herbert Marsh.
All were charged with theft and unlawful gun and drug possession.
Mannie and Marsh were also charged with being felons in possession of a handgun. The investigation remained ongoing.