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Man arrested for felony carrying a loaded firearm during a traffic stop

Posted: 1:32 PM, Oct 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-26 20:32:50Z

BPD arrested a man for four felonies after they discovered a loaded firearm during a traffic stop.

Around 2 a.m. on October 26, BPD officers conducted a traffic stop in the 4000 block of Chester Avenue in Central Bakersfield. During the stop, officers say they discovered a male occupant had a firearm. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.  According to BPD, the suspect was in possession of a loaded, unregistered 9mm semi-automatic handgun.

Cauthemoc Flores, 29, of Bakersfield was arrested for four felonies and one misdemeanor, including felony carrying a loaded firearm without a registration and felony concealed firearm not in lawful possession.