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Victorville Man Arrested for the Possession of Firearm After Short Pursuit

Victorville Man Arrested for the Possession of Firearm After Short Pursuit

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VICTORVILLE – A 45-year-old Victorville man was arrested after leading deputies on a pursuit and being found in the possession of a firearm authorities said.

At around 11:18 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017, a Victorville Station deputy attempted to stop a 2002 Chevy Tahoe. The driver, later identified as Anthony Moore, continued on ignoring a stop sign on Luna and Amethyst. The deputy activated the lights and sirens on his patrol unit. Moore continued driving continuing to disregard stop signs and traffic signals through four miles until he stopped near US-395 and Bear Valley Road.

“Once stopped, the suspect did not comply with the orders given by deputies on scene,” said Victorville Sheriff’s Station spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez in a news release.  “A deputy deployed his Taser and he was taken into custody. While conducting a search, deputies recovered a loaded firearm from the vehicle.”

Moore was arrested and booked into the High Desert Detention Center ailure to yield, carrying a loaded firearm and being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. He is scheduled to appear at the Victorville Superior Court on Tuesday.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

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