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Arrested Man Claims He’s Sovereign Citizen

A Nevada City man arrested in North Auburn earlier this week for being a felon in possession of ammunition was also initially uncooperative for an unusual reason. Placer County Sheriff’s Department Public Information Officer, Angela Musallam, says it began as a traffic stop made by a deputy for an expired registration‚Ķ

click to listen to Angela Musallam

Musallam says sovereign citizens believe they are separate from the United States, they believe they can decide what laws they are going to abide by, and that no one has authority over them. The deputy was eventually able to get the identity…

click to listen to Angela Musallam

And a search of Arendell also turned up three rounds of ammunition in his pocket.

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