BERKELEY (CBS SF) — Berkeley Police arrested a man who was on probation driving a stolen car early Thursday, and discovered he possessed burglary tools and a loaded handgun.
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Around 3:09 a.m. Thursday, an officer pulled over a Nissan in the area of King Street and 62nd Street after the driver failed to stop at several intersections. The officer then discovered that the license plate did not match the vehicle and that the Nissan had been reported stolen in Oakland.READ MORE: Blue Jackets Snap Skid, Rally to Beat Sharks 6-4
Officers later searched the vehicle and discovered a loaded handgun and several burglary tools, including a saw and bolt cutters.MORE NEWS: Berkeley Bookstore Raffles Autographed Special Edition of McCartney's 'The Lyrics'
Police did not identify the suspect Thursday, describing him only as a 48-year-old felon. He faces charges of driving a stolen vehicle, possession of stolen property, being a felon in possession of a handgun, carrying a concealed/loaded handgun, possession of burglary tools, and violation of probation. He also had several warrants for his arrest on record.