A 27-year-old man identified as a gang member was arrested after he was allegedly found with drugs and a firearm Sunday afternoon, police said. Officers from the Salinas Police Department’s Violence Suppression Unit made contact with the suspect, identified as Carlos Lizano, in the parking lot of a Motel 6 at 140 Kern St. around 3:30 p.m., police said.
Lizano had trespassed on the property and was acting suspicious, according to police. He was found in possession of a small quantity of methamphetamine and a loaded handgun, police said. Lizano, a convicted felon, was arrested and booked into county jail.
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