Stolen handgun

A stolen handgun and brass knuckles were among the items allegedly found in a car in Rancho Cucamonga, and two suspects were arrested.  (Contributed photo by San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department)

Young men from Fontana and Bloomington were arrested following an investigation of street racing in Rancho Cucamonga, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

On Feb. 17 at about 8:40 p.m., deputies from the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department responded to the intersection of Archibald Avenue and 9th Street. Deputy Villalobos initiated a traffic stop on a Cadillac CTS for illegal exhaust.

Upon contact, Villalobos detected the smell of marijuana in the vehicle, the Sheriff's Department said. The suspects, later identified as Juan Ayala, a 21-year-old Bloomington resident, and Danny Perera, a 19-year-old Fontana resident, were detained.

Villalobos allegedly located a loaded 9mm handgun and brass knuckles. Through investigation, it was found the handgun was stolen out of Nevada.

Ayala and Perera were taken into custody and booked into West Valley Detention Center.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Rancho Cucamonga P.D. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or leave information at www.wetip.com.

(2) comments

timsterp

There is an unbelievable amount of street racing going on. I drive home from work around 10pm along the 210 freeway, and once you're on the east side of Claremont, you have to keep watch for crazy racers. Same thing down on Santa Ana Ave west of Sierra, where the night racing really amps up.

artvbasic

As well as Jurupa ave/east of Sierra. Almost every day, but gets much worse on weekends. There's id10ts doing burnouts, racing, you name it. And there's also a stop sign that 40% of the time gets ignored with cars just flying by.

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