Monterey County

Police arrest man found sleeping in car with gun

Police arrested the man for violating a city code and having three outstanding traffic warrants

SALINAS, Calif. - Salinas police were called to the Quik Stop laundromat on Williams Road for a man identified as Jose Duran, 27, sleeping in his car Sunday morning. A gun was visible to the officers.

Police surrounded Duran's vehicle and woke him up. Police said the gun was a BB gun but looked like a real handgun.

Duran was booked into jail for violating a city code that prohibits possession of a dangerous weapon and for having three outstanding traffic warrants. 

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