Local man charged with possession of cocaine, firearm

A Big Spring man with a history of breaking the law has been arrested on charges of possession of a firearm by a felon and posession of cocaine, thanks to a Crimestoppers tip.More charges could be filed against the man, 25-year-old Jason Scott Edwards of Big Spring. Police said the clue through Crimestoppers led them to monitor activity at an apartment in the Park Village Apartments around 8:45 p.m. Thursday.For the rest of the story, check out the e-edition or pick up a copy of the newspaper.