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Homeless man arrested in Ventura for prowling, gun possession

VENTURA, Calif. -- Ventura Police arrested a man on suspicion of prowling and illegal gun possession on early Thursday morning.

At around 3:16 a.m., Ventura police responded to the 5500 block of Lafayette Street in response to a suspect on suspicion of entering unlocked cars.

Officers arrived and searched the area before locating a suspect matching the description given to the police.

Police identified him as a 30-year-old transient.

Police detained him and performed a search, they found him in possession of a gun, drug paraphernalia, control substances and burglary tools.

He was booked into the Ventura County Jail.

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