Bear-area man had a handgun stolen from Newark PD
A Bear man is under arrest for carrying a stolen firearm.
During a traffic stop on January 17th, police allegedly found a pistol in the car of John Brierly.
A records check showed, in 1987, the gun had been reported stolen by the Newark Police Department.
Newark police arrested Brierly Wednesday.
He faces several firearms charges.
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