Written by AARON CASTREJON | CityWatch Editor
LA MIRADA - A 22-year-old Biola student was arrested March 23 after university security alerted deputies to his weapons stash.
Jason Michael Roberts was arrested after Norwalk station deputies discovered an “AR-15-style assault rifle” and one 9-millimeter handgun stashed in his dorm. After interviewing Roberts, deputies determined there was no threat to students or faculty.
Biola security alerted Norwalk deputies around 2 p.m. last Friday to the weapons violations.
Roberts, a Red Bluff, California resident, was booked on suspicion of possessing a firearm while on a university campus, possessing a weapon while on a university campus, manufacture of an assault weapon and possessing an unregistered firearm.
Both weapons were unregistered, deputies said.
The investigation is ongoing.