Armed felon arrested for vehicle theft, drug and weapon possession

May 6, 2016 11:14 AM by News Staff

Chico police made an early morning arrest of a man on felony probation, who had a loaded gun and was driving a stolen car.

Just before two a.m., a Chico police officer spotted a mini cooper that had been reported stolen on eighth and esplanade.

The officer conducted a traffic stop and inside the car was 26-year-old Andrew Christopher Williams.

The officer found a loaded handgun in Williams’ waistband and as well as hypodermic needles, drug paraphernalia and burglary tools inside the car.

Williams was arrested on several charges including vehicle theft and being a felon in possession of a firearm.


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