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Mark Laplante Arrested In Possession Of Assault Weapon And Drug Sales In Los Gatos

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A convicted felon was arrested in Los Gatos on Friday on suspicion of possessing an illegal assault weapon and drug sales after a person was injured in a suburban area near Good Samaritan Hospital’s Mission Oaks campus, a police spokesman said Monday.

At about 12:54 a.m. Friday, Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police responded to a call about an injured male adult in the area of Drakes Bay and National avenues a few blocks north of Los Gatos Almaden Road, police Sgt. JR Langer said.

Emergency responders transported the injured man to a hospital, Langer said.

Police, who labeled the case a “suspicious injury investigation,” are declining to release information about the man, how he became injured and his condition, Langer said.

The suspect, Mark Laplante, 50, was arrested on suspicion of possessing an assault rifle, possessing a large-capacity ammunition magazine, possession of a firearm by a violent felon, possession of ammunition by a felon, possession of a firearm by a felon or drug addict and possession of marijuana for sale, police said.

Officers booked Laplante into the Santa Clara County Main Jail, according Langer.

The Police Department is urging anyone with information about the case to call investigators at (408) 354-8600.

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