STOCKTON (AP) — A former Stockton mayor has been arrested for having a firearm in violation of a protective order issued against him.
The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office says former Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva was arrested Thursday night by the California Department of Justice.READ MORE: UPDATE: News Crew Security Guard Shot in Oakland Dies From Injuries; Photo of Suspect Vehicle Released
Sacramento television station KCRA reports jail records show he was booked on a felony weapons possession charge and a misdemeanor charge.
Silva’s attorney, Allen Sawyer, says the misdemeanor charge is related to Silva talking to a minor he was ordered not to contact.READ MORE: UPDATE: 2 Men Shot Outside South Bay High School Football Playoff Game
The no contact order stems from a no contest plea Silva entered last year in Amador County. The no contact order also prevents Silva from owning a gun.
Silva faced four misdemeanor charges from a 2015 incident at a weeklong camp he ran for underprivileged children.MORE NEWS: Motorist Arrested on Suspicion of DUI, Gun, Drug Offenses in Suisun City
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