SANTA MONICA, California--The Santa Monica Police Department says they arrested a man with an arsenal last night who said he was going to the Los Angeles Gay Pride festival.
A tip from a neighbor led to the man's arrest. According to KABC, explosive powder, weapons and a camouflage outfit was found. The Mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, told media today this arrest does not appear to be related to the mass shooting in Orlando.
Mayor Garcetti confirmed the arrest and officials stated the festival will go on as scheduled.
KABC reports "Authorities took a suspect into custody in Santa Monica after discovering an arsenal in his car that included tannerite powder, assault weapons and a camouflage outfit."