Man Arrested in Possession of a Loaded Gun in His Vehicle

Los Banos Talk

On March 8, 2021 at approximately 9:26pm Sergeant Richard Mancera of the Los Banos Police Department pulled over a 2017 Honda for running a stop sign at a high rate of speed at the intersection of Santa Ana and Santa Barbara St. The vehicle also observed to be missing tail lights as well. The vehicle was stopped in the 1100 block of Laurelwood Dr. The officer contacted the driver, 28 year old male Jose Hernandez of Gustine, and learned during the course of the traffic stop that Hernandez was in possession of a loaded firearm. The officer removed Hernandez from the vehicle, and found a loaded handgun under the front passenger seat of the vehicle while conducting his search. Hernandez was arrested and booked into the Los Banos Police Department for possession of a concealed firearm in a vehicle and possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle.

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