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L.B. man arrested near U.S. Capitol

March 11, 2009 7:42:29 AM PDT
A Long Beach man is behind bars Wednesday morning after being arrested near the U.S. Capitol when authorities found weapons in his vehicle.Capitol police say 49-year-old Timothy Whitfield was arrested after his SUV was pulled over at 3rd Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.

Police discovered two long rifles, three handguns, a sword, and "other items of concern" inside.

Whitfield was arrested and charged with possession of unregistered firearms and ammunition.


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