A man has been arrested in Corcoran after he is alleged to have brandished a stolen firearm, according tot he Corcoran Police Department.
On Monday afternoon, Corcoran Police officers were dispatched to the area of Dairy and Garvey avenues regarding a male subject walking with a firearm. Officers made contact with a male subject matching the description and he was identified as Daniel Ronquillo.
Ronquillo, 46, was reportedly found to be in possession of a loaded .22 semiautomatic handgun concealed on his person. The firearm was determined to be registered to a local resident, who was later contacted regarding the recovered firearm. The owner of the firearm advised officers it had been stolen from a parked vehicle in front of a residence in the 1000 block of Josephine Avenue sometime the prior night. The victim reported additional items stolen from the vehicle including sports equipment and a backpack, which police say Ronquillo was carrying when he was contacted by officers.
Ronquillo is a known transient and a convicted felon prohibited from owning or possessing firearms and ammunition. Ronquillo was arrested for carrying a concealed firearm in public, possession of stolen property, vehicle burglary, unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and unlawful possession of ammunition by a convicted felon. Ronquillo was transported and booked into the Kings County Jail where he is being held on $95,000.00 bail