Trio caught with gun, drugs.
Three men were arrested Tuesday morning in western Mexicali while cruising on a vehicle reported stolen and in possession of a gun and drugs, said the Municipal Public Safety Department.’
Authorities said the suspects have been identified as Roberto “Doe,” 22, Víctor Ramón “Doe,” 26 and Misael “Doe,” 23.
The suspects were observed by police officers at Tulancingo Street and Ayutla Street at Colonia Centinela, close to Mount Signal, on a white 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage.
The vehicle was caught driving over the speed limit, so agents stopped the driver.
One of the passengers had a gun on the waist, so officers asked occupants to descend.
The gun was a 9 millimeter firearm. The police also found two magazines loaded with 13 cartridges.
The driver was in possession of enough marijuana to produce 200 cigarettes.
Another passenger was allegedly in possession of a small bag with methamphetamine.
According to the police the vehicle was registered for Uber services and was reported stolen days ago.
The Mitsubishi driver was left by the Tijuana Highway at Laguna Salada during the carjacking, authorities said.