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Man brings loaded gun to Sacramento court appearance, gets arrested

Terry Sosnowski
Terry Sosnowski Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department

A man was arrested Monday at a Sacramento County courthouse after sheriff’s deputies discovered a loaded weapon stowed in his bag at a security gate.

Sheriff’s deputies arrested Terry Sosnowski, 31, about 8:30 a.m., at Gordon Schaber Courthouse, 720 Ninth St., on suspicion of felony counts of carrying a loaded firearm into a public place, bringing a firearm into court, committing a felony while free on bail and violating probation, sheriff’s Lt. Tim Curran said.

Terry Sosnowski reportedly told deputies that he forgot the weapon was in his bag.

Deputies spotted the weapon when the bag passed through the X-ray scanner, Curran said.

Sosnowski reportedly told deputies that he forgot the weapon was in his bag, Curran said.

Sosnowski faces felony charges of auto theft and possessing a stolen vehicle along with misdemeanor driving under a suspended license, according to court records. He was scheduled to appear in court Monday morning to set a date for his preliminary hearing when he was arrested.

Sosnowski was booked into Sacramento County jail on Monday afternoon. He was held in lieu of $45,000 bail and will be arraigned Wednesday on the new allegations.

Darrell Smith: 916-321-1040, @dvaughnsmith

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