FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A known gang member who was out on parole is now back in jail after police say he tossed a stolen weapon while running from them.
The man arrested is 25-year-old Dion Fields.
Authorities say he threw out this 40-caliber semi-automatic handgun near East O'Neil Avenue in Southwest Fresno.
Officers say Fields ran through several properties in an attempt to get away.
He was found hiding by a police canine unit and was arrested for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
A parole hold was also placed by his agent, which means he cannot be released unless it is lifted.
Convicted felon found in possession of firearm