Manteca Police officer Aaron Montoya discovered a loaded 9 mm Glock pistol under the front seat of a car in a traffic stop shortly before 11 p.m. Monday.
Montoya made the stop in the 100 block of East Alameda Street after observing what he described as a suspicious vehicle speeding. There were two occupants in the car and the driver was found to have a suspended driver’s license.
The passenger Raymond Rios, 21, of Manteca was charged with possession of the stolen firearm and for being in possession of stolen property and a jar of marijuana.
Driver Manuel Borba, 23, was charged with driving on a suspended license and being in possession of marijuana.