RANCHO CUCAMONGA (CBSLA) — Authorities say an armed suspect wearing body armor and military fatigues was arrested in Rancho Cucamonga.
Joell Hernandez, 20, of Ontario was taken into custody Friday after deputies responded to calls of a man in the area wearing body armor and military fatigues.READ MORE: Family Of 18-Year-Old Garret Hayward, Killed By Suspected DUI Driver, Hold Emotional Vigil
When authorities arrived on scene, they located Hernandez who they say was hiding near a dumpster. He was detained and a loaded .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun was recovered, police said.READ MORE: In Wake Of Recent Crime Uptick, Beverly Hills Hires More Officers And Increases Patrols
Police also allege that Hernandez was in possession of illegal narcotics and was currently on felony probation.
He was arrested and booked into the West Valley Detention Center on suspicion of probation violations as well as weapon- and ammunition-related offenses. No bail has been set. He is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.MORE NEWS: Police Seeking Suspects In North Hollywood Shooting And Crash
Anyone with information about this incident was asked to call the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department at 909-477-2800.