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.

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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.

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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.

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