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Mugshot: Edward Collins


Police arrested 52-year-old Edward Collins after he and a group of people were allegedly loitering at an abandoned gas station Tuesday morning.

Officers showed up at the corner of N 16th and McCormack streets just after 9:30 a.m. after someone called 911 and hung up.

At the scene, they found a group of people loitering.

One of them, Collins, was found to be on parolee and was arrested for a violation of it. He is still listed as in custody at Sacramento County Jail as of Wednesday.