WF police arrest man for unlawful firearm possession, Austin warrant

Unlawful firearm arrest

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - The Wichita Falls Police Department arrested one man Sunday for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and for a warrant for parole violation from Austin for burglary.

Officers were initially called about the suspect, Pedro Rodriguez, doing donuts in the Petco parking lot off of Kemp Blvd. around 7:50 p.m.

The caller said Rodriguez pointed a gun out of his window before driving away.

An officer caught up to Rodriguez and pulled him over. After more officers arrived, they searched the car and found a loaded handgun under the passenger’s seat and another magazine under the driver’s seat.

Rodriguez was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and for the parole violation warrant from Austin for burglary.

Rodriguez 's total bond has been set at $25,000 and he remains in the Wichita County Jail.

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