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Man Arrested During Stolen Vehicle Recovery in West Seattle, Stolen Firearm Recovered  

Seattle Police arrested a man during a stolen vehicle recovery and retrieved a stolen firearm in West Seattle Thursday night.

On June 20th at 9:46 p.m., patrol officers were alerted to a vehicle in their area that was reported stolen by the Tukwila Police Department.

Police located the occupied vehicle and performed a high-risk traffic stop near the 2400 block of Southwest Webster Street.

The suspect attempted to flee, yet the vehicle stalled, and he was unsuccessful. Police quickly apprehended him as he exited the driver’s side door.

Officers recovered the stolen vehicle, and multiple stolen bank cards. Police also recovered an empty holster from the suspect and retrieved a loaded, stolen firearm from inside the vehicle.

The 39-year-old male was booked into King County Jail for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle and Possession of Stolen Property.

The suspect is convicted Felon preventing him from possessing any firearm. Additional charges may be applied as detectives complete their investigation.

Detectives with the General Investigations Unit have been assigned to this case.