An admitted gang member was arrested Saturday afternoon after Salinas police allegedly found a loaded 9 mm semi automatic handgun hidden in the passenger compartment of the vehicle he was in during a traffic stop. Police pulled Terral Golden over for the traffic stop at about 4:50 p.m. at the intersection of North Main Street and East Bernal Drive. The 18-year-old man was driving without a license in his possession and officers allegedly saw marijuana inside the vehicle. During a subsequent search of the vehicle, officers found the handgun. Golden was booked into the county jail.