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Teen arrested after warrant leads to deputies finding stolen gun

Posted at 4:45 PM, Jun 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-12 16:47:56-04

LEON COUNTY, Fla. — A local teen has been arrested after a grand theft auto warrant led deputies to finding he was also in possession of a stolen gun.

A 17-year-old was arrested by the Leon County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday.

On Wednesday afternoon, LCSO detectives with the Auto Crimes Task Force along with the SPIDER Unit located and arrested a 17-year-old for an active grand theft auto warrant.

During the course of the investigation it was discovered that the teenager was in possession of a stolen Sig Sauer 9mm firearm.

The 17-year-old is being charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle, grand theft of a firearm, and possession of a firearm by delinquent.

He was taken to the Leon County Detention Facility.