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Parolee arrested with stolen handgun in East Bakersfield

Posted at 2:23 AM, Mar 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-02 05:23:44-05

Bakersfield Police say they arrested a man in East Bakersfield Thursday found with a loaded handgun that turned out to be stolen. 

BPD says just before 9:00 p.m. they conducted a parole search in the 1500 block of Glenwood Drive. During that search officers found the loaded handgun. Further investigation revealed the handgun has been reported stolen. 

30-year-old Confessor Montavalo was arrested for firearms violations, participation in a criminal street gang and for parole violation.