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Mentor Police Looking For Wanted Felon

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Tyrell Hurd is encouraged to call Mentor Police at 440-974-5760

Mentor Police are looking for a wanted felon who was .

Tyrell Hurd, 23, was out on bond after he was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, improper handling of a firearm and having a weapon while under a disability.

He was scheduled to appear in on Feb. 21 but did not show up, according to the court's online docket.

A warrant has been issued for Hurd's arrest. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is encouraged to call Mentor Police at 440-974-5760.

Hurd was arrested by Mentor Police on Feb. 13.

was in a car that was pulled over by police for having expired plates, .

The officer smelled marijuana and asked the driver to step out of the car. The policeman then saw Hurd, the passenger, moving furtively so he asked Hurd to leave the car also, Marjernik said.

The officer searched beneath Hurd's car seat and found a loaded .38 handgun, Majernik said.

Hurd is not legally allowed to have a handgun for two reasons.

One, he is out on bond in an aggravated robbery case that is pending in Lake County Court of Common Pleas.

Two, Hurd is already a convicted felon. In 2007, he was convicted of a theft that also involved a gun. He was sentenced to four years in prison but released after two.

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