On 08/05/13 at about 9:39pm, Hemet Police Officer Nelson Gould conducted an occupied vehicle check in the parking lot of a local motel in the 2700 block of W. Florida Avenue.
Officer Gould advised dispatch the license plate number, which returned to a stolen vehicle reported to the San Jacinto Police Department. After additional officers arrived to assist, Officer Gould took the driver into custody for possession of a stolen vehicle.
During a search of the vehicle, a loaded semi-auto handgun was found in the driver’s side door panel pocket, which was easily accessible to the driver. Gallegos was also out of bail for another stolen vehicle arrest.
Sergio Gallegos, 25 years old of Hemet
Committing a felony while out on bail, Carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle, Possession of a stolen vehicle, and misdemeanor traffic warrant.