Man arrested after being found with stolen gun

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A man was arrested late Monday night when he was found with a stolen handgun.

Topeka Police stopped 53 year old Timothy Arterberry at SW 17th Street and Westport Drive at around 11:40 p.m. for failure to maintain a single lane.

Officers found he was in possession of an open container. After a search of the vehicle they found he was also in possession of a stolen handgun. Arterberry has a felony record.

He was arrested and charged with felon in possession of a firearm, possession of stolen property, transporting an open container, and several other traffic offenses.

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