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A West Covina man on probation for drug offenses was arrested for allegedly possessing drugs, 26 firearms and thousands of rounds of live ammunition, authorities said Wednesday.

Michael Urac, 42, was arrested about 8 a.m. Tuesday at his home in the 100 block of North Lang Avenue.

He was released after posting $50,000 bail, and was scheduled to appear in court on Thursday in West Covina, according to the sheriff’s department.

Urac was arrested by members of a law enforcement task force of that includes officers from 10 agencies, including Pomona, according to Pomona police Lt. Hector Rodriguez.

Urac was booked on suspicion of various violations, including possession of a controlled substance, being a felon in possession of firearms, and possession of an unauthorized assault weapon, Rodriguez said.

Authorities found a loaded, .380-caliber handgun in Urac’s vehicle, the lieutenant said. Many of the weapons were found behind a “false door” in Urac’s garage, Rodriguez said.

— City News Service

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