Release Date/Time: 11/27/2016 9:59 PM
Incident: Gang Member with a Gun
Report #: 16 11 1488
Date: Sunday, 11/27/2016
Time: 8:09 PM
Location: Madeira/ Roosvelt
An officer made a stop on a vehicle with four aboard for a traffic violation in the area of N. Madeira and Roosevelt Street. The vehicle pulled into an apartment complex on Roosevelt and the right front passenger ran from the vehicle, tossed a .38 caliber revolver, and avoided capture. The driver, Heriberto Rodriguez (06/28/97), ran from the vehicle and was capture following a short foot pursuit. Rodriguez was in possession of a .45 semi-automatic handgun. There were two others in the backseat who fled before additional officers arrived. Rodriguez was booked in County Jail.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Salinas Police Department at (831) 758-7321. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call the Salinas Police Department Tip Line at (831) 775-4222, or the We-Tip Line at 1-800-78 CRIME, or text information to the Text to the Text Tip Line with the code "SPD831" to "847411".
Release Authorized by: Cmdr. John C. Murray
Telephone: (831) 758-7250