Lancaster man found with stolen gun at traffic stop

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During a vehicle stop an officer with Lancaster City Police Department found a passenger in the vehicle, John Vazquez, 23, in possession of a stolen semi-automatic pistol. 

According to the Lancaster City Police Department, the 2012 Chrysler sedan was pulled over around 2 a.m. Wednesday. 
Police found, John Vazquez in the vehicle with a Ruger 9mm semi-automatic pistol. Vazquez did not have a valid permit to carry a handgun and a check of the handgun found it had been reported stolen earlier in the month.
Police charged Vazquez with receiving stolen property and firearms not to be carried without a permit.
Vazquez was taken to Lancaster County Prison on $15,000 bail.


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