Man arrested after being found with unregistered gun

Pictured here is a gun that was recovered by Bakersfield police officers following a traffic stop on Monday, March 12, 2018. Photo provided by the Bakersfield Police Department.

Officers arrested a man on Monday after he attempted to run following a traffic stop.

Officers pulled a car over around 8:30 p.m. in the 1200 block of Casa Loma Drive. Once the car was pulled over, the passenger tried getting away but was quickly caught.

That man, 31-year-old Alec Thompson, found to be in possession of an unregistered loaded handgun and was arrested, police said.

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