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Junction City woman arrested for December hit-and-run, 29 firearms seized

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JUNCTION CITY, Calif. - A woman was arrested following a search of her property for a hit-and-run crash in December in Weaverville, according to California Highway Patrol.

Officials said they served a search warrant to a property that is owned by 57-year-old Alana Leighton of Junction City for a felony hit-and-run incident that happened on Dec. 12.

During the crash, a Weaverville man was severely injured on Washington Street, just north of Highway 299. CHP believed the vehicle was a gray Toyota.

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On Tuesday, officials with the CHP Trinity River and Northern Division and sheriff deputies in Trinity County severed the search warrant. 

Authorities found a 2010 Toyota Tundra, 29 firearms and ammunition on the property, CHP said. 

Leighton and 51-year-old Tim McNeal were arrested and booked into the Trinity County Jail. 

Leighton was booked on felony hit-and-run, felon in possession of firearms and felon in possession of ammunition. 

McNeal was booked on firearm-related charges. 

CHP said additional firearm charges are being investigated. 

The Toyota was taken for damage and forensic analysis and was seized as evidence. 

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