Jaxen J. Morris, 21, of Zion (inset) was charged after officers found a loaded gun in his possession while he was allegedly driving intoxicated in Pleasant Praire, Wisconsin. | Provided Photos

Authorities say a Zion man was found with a loaded gun after he was stopped for driving drunk with a baby in his car just over the border in Wisconsin.

The Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin Police Department said dispatchers received a report of a reckless driver Friday evening.

A 911 caller reported a vehicle was operating recklessly after driving into Pleasant Prairie from Illinois, police officials said.

Officers located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on it.

The driver, Jaxen J. Morris, 21, of Zion, was identified as the driver.

Morris showed signs of impairment and was later arrested for operating while intoxicated, police officials said.

A loaded firearm was recovered from Morris during the arrest.

Officers also located a one-year-old child in the vehicle and safely turned them over to Child Protective Services.

“Thank you to the community member who reported this reckless driver and the relentless efforts of our Officers at keeping our Village roadways safe!” the Pleasant Prairie Police Department said.

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Officers transported Morris to the Kenosha County Jail where he was booked and later released.

Jail records show he was charged with operating after revocation or suspension of registration, operating while intoxicated with a child passenger, armed with a firearm while intoxicated and carrying concealed weapon.