Man arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm in Canyon Country

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Deputies arrested a man on suspicion of possession of a firearm in a vehicle during a traffic stop in Canyon Country on Thursday. 

According to Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokeswoman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, a traffic stop was conducted by Crime Impact Team deputies at the intersection of Luther Avenue and Soledad Canyon Road.  

Arriaga said the suspect was then arrested on suspicion of carrying a concealed weapon in the vehicle along with possession of a firearm while being the subject of a restraining order.  

“He had an active court order against him prohibiting him from owning firearms, as well as possession of large-capacity magazines,” Arriaga said. 

According to Arriaga, the man was booked into the SCV Sheriff’s Station and remained in custody as of Monday. 

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