Fresno man arrested on drug, weapons and resisting arrest charges

36-year-old Hector Diaz (Fresno Police Department)

Fresno Police say a gang member is facing charges for fighting with officers after he was pulled over in Central Fresno.

Police say 36-year-old Hector Diaz was a passenger in car that was pulled over in a traffic stop Wednesday night. Investigators say he admitted to having meth, and even handed a baggie of meth to officers. But when police tried to get Diaz out of the vehicle, he became uncooperative and a struggle started. Officers say he then tried to pull a gun from his waistband while they were attempting to put him in handcuffs.

Officers said the gun dropped and they were eventually able to place Diaz into custody.

Police say Diaz is a Bulldog gang member. He faces several felony charges for drugs, weapons, and resisting arrest.
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