Assault weapons arrest in Bear Valley Springs

BEAR VALLEY SPRINGS, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) Bear Valley Springs police have arrested Joseph Nelson on three counts of felony weapons violations.

Officers said the arrest Thursday was the result of an ongoing investigation stemming from a prior domestic battery case.

The weapons violations include possession of a short barrel rifle and large-capacity magazines. According to a department news release, Nelson's bail was set at $50,000.