FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Fresno Bulldog gang member is behind bars for possession of a shotgun.
Police said they tried to pull over 27-year-old Martin Pedro Garcia in the area of Sixth and McKenzie Tuesday night. That's when Garcia left his car and escaped on foot, leaving the car in motion with a female passenger still inside.
After the woman stopped the vehicle officers went to check on the passenger and found a sawed-off shotgun in the car.
Police eventually found Garcia hiding beneath a mattress in a yard near the vehicle stop. He is charged with a number of weapons violations.
Bulldog gang member arrested for being in possession of a shotgun