EGPD traffic stop results in arrest of probationer on weapons charges

This weapon was confiscated by Elk Grove Police during a Friday night traffic stop. | 

August 12, 2018 |  

A traffic stop by an Elk Grove Police patrol officer led to the arrest of a probationer on weapons charges.

An officer on the Friday, August 10 graveyard shift stopped a vehicle for a code violation near Elk Grove Boulevard and Webb Street in Old Town. The vehicle was operated by Ashton Hawkins, 34 of Elk Grove. 

A record check revealed Hawkins to be on probation. A probation search of the vehicle led to the discovery of a firearm in a backpack, a controlled substance, and narcotic paraphernalia.

Hawkins was arrested for felon in possession of a firearm, concealed firearm/revolver in a vehicle, possession of a controlled substance, narcotic paraphernalia and a probation violation and remains in custody at the Sacramento County Jail. Arraignment is on Tuesday, August 14. 


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