Galt Police arrest Elk Grove man for alleged felon in possession of body armor, tear gas

An Elk Grove man is in custody at the county jail on three felony and two misdemeanor charges after being stopped by Galt Police.

On Saturday, July 13 just before 1:30 a.m. officers located a suspicious vehicle near Twin Cities Road and West Stockton Boulevard in Galt. The driver, Thomas James Nicholson, 30, of Elk Grove was wearing a full security uniform and body armor and a records check revealed he was a convicted felon for firearm-related offenses.
A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of three cans of pepper spray, suspected methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia. Nicholson was found to be a prohibited person from owning any firearms and/or body armor. 

Bail is $590,000 and arraignment is on Tuesday, July 16.

Thomas James Nicholson, 30, of Elk Grove. 


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