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May 31, 2012

Father, 14-year-old son arrested in Turlock

A traffic stop in Turlock resulted in the arrest of a father and son on weapons charges. Officers pulled over a car at North Minaret Avenue and South Palm Street for a traffic stop. Inside were Christopher Amant, Sr., 44, his 14-year-old son and Donald Bell, 44.

A traffic stop in Turlock resulted in the arrest of a father and son on weapons charges.

According to a Turlock police report, officers pulled over a car at North Minaret Avenue and South Palm Street at 7:39 p.m. Tuesday for a traffic stop. Inside were Christopher Amant, Sr., 44, his 14-year-old son and Donald Bell, 44.

Amant and Bell were on parole and subject to being searched. Officers found the senior Amant in possession of a sawed-off shotgun and his son in possession of brass knuckles, authorities said.

They arrested all three — Amant on a parole violation and the weapons charge, his son on the weapons charge and Bell on a parole violation.

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