Gang member arrested in Southwest Fresno with WWI rifle

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A gang member was arrested in Southwest Fresno with a World War 1 rifle, Fresno Police said.

Authorities said they saw a wanted felon, identified as 32-year-old Randy Flowers, in the area of Jensen and Cherry Avenues in Southwest Fresno. They lost Flowers for a brief time but eventually located him parked at a house on South Ivy Avenue.

Police set a perimeter and used the PA system to call out the residence of the house along with Flowers.

Flowers was on probation for conspiring to commit pimping of a minor. During a probation compliance search of his bedroom officers located a Springfield 1903 .30-06 bolt-action rifle.

Flowers was arrested and booked into the Fresno County Jail on a probation violation warrant and for possessing a rifle as a convicted felon.
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