Morgan Hill police arrest man found with drugs, loaded gun in car

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MORGAN HILL (KRON)—Police arrested a 26-year-old man in Morgan Hill after finding a loaded gun and drugs inside his car, according to police.

It happened when an officer was patrolling near Butterfield Boulevard and Jarvis Drive.

When the officer noticed a suspicious car, he tried pulling over the driver who seemed to display evasive behavior.

The officer decided to call additional officers to the scene.

Police found an unregistered, semi-automatic handgun with a large capacity magazine as well as narcotics, drug paraphernalia and high capacity magazines.

Officers arrested the driver and identified him as 26-year-old Richard Vallarta on suspicion of multiple felony charges.

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