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Police arrested multiple juveniles allegedly in possession of a stolen vehicle and a concealed handgun in Vallejo

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Police arrested multiple juveniles who were allegedly in possession of a stolen vehicle and a concealed handgun in Vallejo on Wednesday night. At about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, police saw a black 1996 Honda Accord that had been reported stolen earlier in the day and was in a fast food restaurant parking lot in the 1000 block of Redwood Street.

As the vehicle was pulling out of the fast food restaurant, police stopped the car and detained the passengers. The four occupants of the vehicle were between 15 and 17 years old, police said. Police searched the vehicle and found a fully loaded handgun that had been reported stolen out of Arizona. The 16-year-old driver was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle and permitting a loaded and concealed firearm inside the vehicle, police said.

Police also arrested two passengers in the vehicle, ages 15 and 16, on suspicion of conspiracy to possess the loaded handgun, possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle and possession of stolen property. According to police, at least one of the juveniles has been identified as a suspected gang member. The teens were booked into Solano County Juvenile Hall, police said.

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