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Police arrest man for stashing machete in his car

LAWTON, Okla._Lawton Police have arrested a man after they found a machete inside his vehicle.

Timothy Tillotson was pulled over by police yesterday afternoon near 62nd Street. That's when officers noticed a large machete with a taped up handle wedged between the center console and driver seat as Tillotson was handing them his information. 

Police say Tillotson admitted to owning the weapon and said it was placed there because he was cleaning it.  He was arrested for having the knife in his possession. He also faces charges of driving with an expired license.

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