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DUQUESNE (KDKA) – Authorities in the City of Duquesne arrested a man who violated his probation for drug crimes by possessing a firearm.

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Authorities took to Facebook explaining the situation where police noticed a vehicle code violation Thursday evening and conducted a traffic stop around 8 p.m.

According to officials, the 23-year-old male from Duquesne inside the car was on probation for drug crimes. Also inside the car was a handgun.

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Police say they arrested the male.

The identity of the suspect has not yet been released.

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