A Wednesday, Sept. 7 car stop for equipment violations led to the arrest of a 23-year-old Riverbank felon who was riding in the Honda Civic with a gun at his feet.
At 11:22 a.m. Officer Eric Souza made the car stop in the 800 block of Anthony Avenue and made contact with the driver. Passenger Dominick Rossameral, 23, of Riverbank, gave a fake name and was observed trying to conceal a bag at his feet. Rossameral was detained and the bag was found to contain a gun.
Rossameral was arrested for possession of a concealed firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a firearm whose identification numbers were altered or removed, and possession of ammunition by a felon.
Rossameral was booked into the Stanislaus County Public Safety Center.