Hillsboro Man Arrested After Loaded Gun Found In Vehicle

A Hillsboro man was arrested following a traffic stop in Mount Pleasant late Monday night. Around 9:45pm the Henry County Sheriff’s office pulled over 54 year old Max Benge in the 2100 block of East Washington Street where a K-9 was deployed to search his vehicle. As a result of the search a loaded firearm was found leading to his arrest. Benge has been charged with carrying weapons, which is an aggravated misdemeanor. He was also charged for not having a valid driver’s license and no proof of insurance, both simple misdemeanors.