SANTA ROSA (CBS SF/BCN) — Santa Rosa police arrested a 15-year-old boy for possessing a ghost gun and driving without a license late Monday night after he crashed a car into a utility pole.
A Santa Rosa police officer observed a car driving erratically in the area of Barham and Corby avenues at 11:49 p.m.READ MORE: Significant Storms Coming To Drought-Parched Northern California; Fire Season May Be Ending
The officer pulled over the car, which contained four juvenile boys.
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Police said the officer became aware that there was a handgun in the car and initially detained all four boys. Officers found a loaded 9mm handgun — an untraceable, polymer ghost gun without a serial number — two large-capacity ammunition magazines and a replica handgun.
Police arrested the 15-year-old driver on suspicion of five offenses, including three felonies: carrying a concealed gun in a vehicle, possession of an unregistered and loaded gun, and possession of large-capacity magazines. He was also cited for reckless driving and driving without a license.
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