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Santa Rosa Police Department
Sunday July 24th, 2022 :: 08:00 a.m. PDT


Traffic Stop Leads to Felon in Possession of a Firearm Arrest

Traffic Stop Leads to Felon in Possession of a Firearm Arrest

On 07/23/22, at approximately 1421 hours, a SRPD officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a vehicle code violation. The officer contacted the driver and learned the driver was on active Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) and subject to search and seizure. The officer conducted a search of the driver and his vehicle and located a loaded .32 caliber revolver concealed in a tool box on the front passenger seat.

The driver, identified as 38 year old Santa Rosa resident Michael Anthony Gutierrez, was arrested and booked into the Sonoma County Jail for the following charges: 

- 29800(a) PC - Felon in Possession of a Firearm
- 30305(a) PC - Felon in Possession of Ammunition
- 25850(a) PC - Possession of a Concealed Firearm in a Vehicle
- 3452 PC - PRCS Violation 

Media inquiries may be directed to Sergeant Naugle at (707) 543-4015 or [email protected] SRPD case number 22-8386.

Santa Rosa Police Department
965 Sonoma Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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Non-emergencies: 707-543-3600

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