PIEDMONT, Calif. (KRON) — A suspect has been arrested after allegedly being in possession of a stolen vehicle, the Piedmont Police Department announced Friday in a Facebook post. The arrest was made Thursday afternoon at Ace Hardware at 1221 Grand Ave.
Before the arrest, Piedmont police received an alert that a stolen vehicle entered the city. Officers were able to find the unoccupied vehicle in the store’s parking lot.
Police then found a loaded semi-automatic ghost gun under the front seat, according to the post. Photos posted by Piedmont PD show the stolen car was a navy blue Chevy SUV.
The male suspect was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle, carrying a concealed weapon in a car with prior felony convictions, being a convicted felon in possession of ammunition and in possession of methamphetamine.
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Piedmont police did not provide information about the suspect. No other information about the incident was immediately available.