Man Arrested on Gun, Drug Possession in Whittier

Photo: LASD Norwalk Station

WHITTIER (CNS)- A man who sheriff's deputies say is a gang member is in custody today after he was arrested in Whittier on gun and drug possession charges.

Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Norwalk Station arrested the suspect at approximately 12:05 a.m. in the 14200 block of Leffingwell Road after they stopped a vehicle the suspect was in for vehicle code violations, said a Norwalk Station spokesman.

During a search of the vehicle, deputies discovered the suspect was in possession of a loaded, concealed firearm and methamphetamine, the spokesman said.

No further information was available.

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