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Man arrested outside of San Luis Obispo bank with loaded guns

Turner Newman, 20, of San Luis Obispo, was arrested Wednesday, March 13, 2013, on suspicion of carrying a concealed weapon and a loaded firearm in his vehicle. Original story »
Turner Newman, 20, of San Luis Obispo, was arrested Wednesday, March 13, 2013, on suspicion of carrying a concealed weapon and a loaded firearm in his vehicle. Original story »

A 20-year-old San Luis Obispo man was arrested this morning after San Luis Obispo police found him sitting outside a bank with a loaded shotgun, handgun, ammunition, handcuffs, leg restraints, duct tape, zip ties and a machete.

Turner Newman was arrested outside of Heritage Oaks Bank on Froom Ranch Road a little after 6 a.m. after an employee called police to tell them that a suspicious male was parked outside the bank.

When the police officers arrived, Newman appeared dazed and confused, according to authorities. Newman agreed to let officers search his vehicle and was arrested on suspicion of carrying a concealed weapon and a loaded firearm in his vehicle.

He was booked into County Jail, where bail was set at $20,000.

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