Routine traffic stop leads to an arrest of gang member

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A routine traffic stop led to an arrest of a known gang member in Northeast Bakersfield.

Police say around 2:30 a.m., Saturday, they stopped 23-year-old, Johnny Bernal-Flores, in the 900 block of Flower Street.

Bernal-Flores was found to be on CDC Parole for burglary and is a documented criminal street gang member.

According to BPD, a search of his vehicle revealed a loaded Glock 9mm handgun with a high capacity magazine.

Bernal-Flores was arrested for several weapons violations, gang participation and violating his parole conditions.

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