Police arrested a San Leandro man last night after they discovered drugs, money and a stolen, loaded handgun in the car he was driving.
At around 10:25 p.m., San Leandro police stopped a vehicle for committing a vehicle coe violation on the 1500 block of Grand Avenue.
After officers developed probable cause to search the vehicle, they discovered marijuana, money and a loaded handgun. The handgun had been reported stolen to a central valley agency prior to the stop.
The driver, Don Ross, 36, of San Leandro, was arrested for possession of marijuana for sales and possessing a stolen gun.
“Our officers continue to locate and recover illegal drugs and weapons. Each illegal weapon that is recovered may prevent someone from losing their life,” said Lt. Randall Brandt.
Witnesses of criminal activity should contact the San Leandro Police Department’s Communications Division at (510) 577-2740 to report suspicious activity. Information can also be texted anonymously to 847411.