By CBSLA Staff

POMONA (CBSLA) – A 26-year-old man was arrested Wednesday evening after officers in Pomona found a gun in a vehicle that had been stopped for lighting equipment violations.

Members of the Pomona Police Department’s Major Crimes Task Force stopped the vehicle about 8:35 p.m. near Mission Boulevard and East End Avenue and a passenger told officers he had a gun in the vehicle, according to Cpl. K. Gutierrez.

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Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and found a gun and loaded magazine, Gutierrez said.

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The passenger, identified as Kiwan Brown of Pomona, was arrested and booked at the Pomona city jail.

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