Arrest made after man seen sitting in his car with a gun and a dog

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT)- A man was arrested overnight on Sunday, November 10 after he was found sitting outside a local corner store with a gun in his hand with a dog.

It happened at the Corner Store on 29 Road and Patterson, where the clerk at the store called police about a suspicious vehicle in their parking lot.

Police arrived and discovered that the Sheriff's Office had been chasing this suspect just days prior.

Police took the suspect into custody and he is being charged with prohibitive possession of a firearm and obstruction and other charges.

The dog has been taken by Animal Control.

This is an ongoing investigation, and we will update you when we receive new information.

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