MONTEREY COUNTY (KRON) — Monterey County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Monday morning near Boronda for alleged weapon offenses, according to sheriff’s officials.
Around 10:30 a.m., a deputy stopped Jesse Diaz behind the Costco store located at 1339 N. Davis Rd., officials said.
Diaz tried to walk away from the officers to get rid of a loaded gun that he was carrying.
Concerned citizens in the area helped the deputy find the gun.
Diaz was then arrested on suspicion of weapons offenses, sheriff’s officials said.