Police: Two arrests after loaded gun, pound of pot found in vehicle in Iron Triangle

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Two arrests after loaded gun, pound of pot found in vehicle in Iron Triangle
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A loaded gun and a pound of marijuana found in a vehicle parked at a dead end street in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood Sunday night led to two arrests, police said.

An officer approached the vehicle containing two people near Nevin Avenue and B Street just before 11 p.m., police spokesperson Sgt. Nicole Abetkov said. Apparently noticing the officer, the suspects, described only as males, began to drive away and allegedly committed a vehicle code violation, enabling the officer to stop them, Abetkov said.

“During the stop, a loaded .45 cal handgun and a pound of marijuana was located inside the car,” Abetkov said.

Both suspects were arrested and booked for possession of a loaded firearm and marijuana for sales and transportation.

Further details on the incident, including the suspects’ identities, were not immediately available.

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