Fresno woman arrested on weapon charges

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Fresno woman is in custody after officials tried to make a traffic stop in the Community Regional Medical Center parking lot.

Officials say they saw a vehicle driving erratically and began to follow the car and attempted to pull it over.

The driver got out and ran from the scene but the passenger, 50-year-old Tonya Johnson, climbed over the center console and sat in the driver's seat.

Officers searched the vehicle and found a black purse that contained a .40 caliber firearm with ten rounds of live ammunition.

Johnson was arrested and booked into the Fresno County Jail for various weapons offenses.
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