BARSTOW A 42-year-old Barstow man was arrested for possessing a stolen handgun, among other charges, on Thursday.

Deputies arrested Adnan Shauke Aziz at his home on the 100 block of West Fredricks Street on suspicion of receiving known stolen property valuing more than $400; manufacturing, selling or possessing a dangerous weapon; and possessing a controlled substance.

For his first two charges, Aziz who was already on felony probation is being held on $25,000 bail.
According to a report from the Barstow Police Department, police acted on a tip from a citizen informant which led them to Aziz.

Aziz was found lying in bed with a loaded .25 caliber semi-automatic handgun underneath him, according to the report. The handgun was previously reported as stolen from a residence in Barstow.