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Updated: 7/27/2013 3:24 pm
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -- A federal judge has set a hearing Wednesday on a motion to throw out evidence in a Mississippi gun case.
 
Charles Williams was a passenger in his car in December 2011 when the vehicle encountered a check point set up by the Mississippi Highway Patrol and Nettleton Police Department.
 
Court records say the driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI. A search of the vehicle turned up a gun in the trunk.
 
Williams was indicted in November on charges of being a felon in possession of a gun and possessing a gun with a destroyed serial number.
 
Williams' lawyer filed a motion in U.S. District Court in Oxford to suppress the evidence.
 
Attorney Nicole Clinkscales argues that the check point was improper and so was the search of the vehicle.
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