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Two people arrested on unrelated gun charges

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Posted at 4:34 PM, Aug 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-09 20:19:02-04

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Mesa, Arizona woman and a Carpenteria man on weapons violations.

The two arrests were made on Sunday in two separate traffic stops, according to the sheriff’s office.

The woman, 23-year-old Brooke Harman, was reportedly a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a cell phone violation. In a search of the car, sheriff's officials say deputies found three guns.

The sheriff's office says that later that same day, 37-year-old Juan Wolfe was stopped and a loaded handgun was found in his car.

According to sheriff’s officials, Harman was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed firearm, carrying a loaded weapon in a vehicle and unlawful transfer of a firearm.

The sheriff’s office also said that Wolfe was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, and receiving stolen property, among other things.

Bail was set at $150,000 for Wolfe and additional charges were sent to the District Attorney’s office for review, the sheriff’s office said.