Police: Drunk driver had stolen handgun, ammo

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Police say a driver who was stopped for speeding was intoxicated and in possession of a stolen gun.

Angel Zelaya was pulled over just after 8 p.m. Saturday for speeding in the northbound lanes of the Meadowbrook Parkway by Exit M3.

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He was found to be intoxicated, according to police. They say an investigation revealed he also had a stolen handgun and about 100 rounds of ammunition.

Zelaya, 35, of Michigan, is charged with DWI and criminal possession of a weapon.

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