A traffic stop in Van Buren County netted a convicted felon, who had 3 small children in his car.
A loaded 9mm handgun was found in the driver's glove compartment, shortly after midnight.
An officer from the sheriff's department stopped the car on I-94 in Paw Paw Township, only to find marijuana inside.
The driver, who is not yet being identified, had been convicted of previous drug offenses in Texas.
A passenger in the front seat was also found with drugs, and had a warrant out against her.
The driver was taken to the Van Buren County Jail.
The children were found unharmed, and are with child protective services.