Gang member sentenced after being found with gun stolen from FBI agent

BAKERSFIELD - A Bakersfield man caught red handed with a stolen FBI gun learned his sentence Tuesday.

John Thompson, a known gang member, was pulled over in April on Potomac Avenue.

Thompson was driving on a suspended license and had a restraining order against him.

After searching his car, they found an FBI-issued loaded Glock handgun that had been stolen in January.

Thompson was sentenced to 3 years probabtion.

Thompson took a plea deal and pleaded no contest to carrying a firearm without registration.

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