CORCORAN, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A 19-year-old was arrested for having a non-registered handgun, according to the Corcoran Police Department.
Police say that on Tuesday, October 18, at about 12:30 p.m. an officer noticed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in a school zone and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle.
According to officers, the driver was identified as Brian Rodriguez. Investigators said it was determined that Rodriguez was unlicensed and consented to a search of his vehicle. During the search, police say they found a non-serialized gun concealed in the vehicle.
Rodriguez was arrested and booked into the Kings County Jail on charges of carrying a non-registered handgun and importing a firearm into the state unlawfully.
His bail was set at $350,000.