An Antioch teenager was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly having a stolen firearm, Vallejo police said.

Officers stopped a vehicle at 8:30 p.m. in the 300 block of Maple Avenue for a traffic violation, police said. An occupant, the 17-year-old boy, was later found to be in possession of a gun, stolen out of St. Louis, police added.

He was arrested and booked into Solano County juvenile hall. ------ (c)2014 Times-Herald (Vallejo, Calif.) Visit Times-Herald (Vallejo, Calif.) at www.timesheraldonline.com Distributed by MCT Information Services