San Bernardino man arrested after police confiscate 17 firearms, including seven assault rifles

San Bernardino police confiscated 17 firearms during a traffic stop Sunday. (San Bernardino Police Department)

A 21-year-old San Bernardino man was arrested for multiple felony weapons violations after police conducted a traffic stop and discovered seven assault rifles, a shotgun, nine other firearms and 18 magazines. large capacity in the back of his truck.

Robert Andrew Medina has been charged with carrying a firearm concealed in a vehicle, unlawful possession of an assault weapon and possession of a machine gun, according to a statement from the San Bernardino Police Department.

He is being held in lieu of $500,000 bond.

Officers stopped the Medina U-Haul van truck for a traffic violation around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, according to the police department. After discovering that Medina had recently been arrested for a firearms violation, officers searched the truck and discovered the weapons.

One of the firearms was stolen and another had an altered serial number, police said.

Medina was arrested and charged in February with carrying a loaded firearm, a spokesperson for the San Bernardino District Attorney’s Office said. He was awaiting his court date in July for the misdemeanor when he was arrested over the weekend.

This story originally appeared in the Los Angeles Times.


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