Man Arrested for Allegedly Making Criminal Threats; Weapons Recovered

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HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - A man was in custody Wednesday for allegedly making criminal threats, authorities said.

Braxton Johnson, 24, of Los Angeles, was arrested Tuesday and booked on suspicion of making criminal threats, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. He was being held on $500,000 bail, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reported.

"On the morning of January 31, 2023, Hollywood patrol officers responded to a possible male with mental illness call," an LAPD statement said.

"During the course of their investigation, it was determined the elements of Criminal Threats had been met," police said. "With the assistance of Hollywood detectives, search and arrest warrants were obtained. During the execution of a search warrant, several high-powered rifles, shotguns, handguns and a large cache of various munitions were recovered."

The case was presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office for filing consideration, police said.

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