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Driver Arrested for Possession of a Stolen Firearm During Traffic Stop Near Silverado High School

VICTORVILLE Calif. (VVNG.com) — A 23-year-old driver was arrested for Posession of a Stolen Firearm after a School Resource Officer at Silverado High School witnessed the vehicle driving at a high rate of speed during the time of student dismissal.

At approximately 3:38 PM, on February 14, 2024, Deputy De Dios noticed a vehicle speeding recklessly and crossing into oncoming traffic, demonstrating a complete disregard for student safety, stated the Victorville Police Department in a released statement.

Deputy De Dios conducted a traffic stop in the area of Cobalt Road and Arvila Drive and contacted the driver, identified as Aaron Lynn Martin, a resident of Victorville.

School zone traffic enforcement leads to the recovery of a stolen firearm.
(Victorville Police Department)

Sheriff’s officials said the deputy suspected the driver was under the influence of marijuana. A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the discovery of a firearm reported stolen from the city of Indio.

Martin was taken into custody without incident and booked into the High Desert Detention Center. He was charged with multiple felonies including PC25850 (C)(2) Carrying Stolen Loaded Firearm, PC25850(C)(6) Carrying Loaded Handgun Not the Owner.

School zone traffic enforcement leads to the recovery of a stolen firearm.
(Victorville Police Department)

According to public jail records, Martin was released on bail early Thursday morning and as of now, does not have a scheduled court apperance.

The department took the opportunity to remind the public of the paramount importance of safety in and around school zones and arning to stay away from stolen firearms.

School zone traffic enforcement leads to the recovery of a stolen firearm.
(Victorville Police Department)

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