2 Novato Teens Arrested After Weapons Found In Car

NOVATO (CBS SF) — Novato police arrested two teenage boys after weapons were found in their car during a traffic stop on Monday night, a police sergeant said.

Police pulled the car over around 9 p.m. at 5 Bolling Drive in Novato, and found that there were two boys inside, ages 15 and 16, Sgt. Dan Jenner said.

Officers searched the vehicle and found a loaded firearm inside the cab area, a billy club-type weapon and a knife, Jenner said.

Both boys had prior contact with police, and one is a suspected gang member, Jenner said.

The teens, both Novato residents, were arrested for possession of a loaded firearm, possession of a dangerous weapon and violation of probation, Jenner said. They were booked into Marin County Juvenile Hall.

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