Calif. gang member arrested with Civil War-type revolver

The man reportedly told officers he was carrying the weapon for protection


Jim Guy
The Fresno Bee

FRESNO, Calif. — A Fresno man with a Civil War-era handgun was arrested Monday afternoon on weapons charges in southeast Fresno, Sgt. Adrian Alvarez reported.

The arrest took place about 5 p.m. as officers were patrolling near East Madison Avenue and North Third Stree and made a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation. Alvarez identified the man as Amador Carlos Martinez, a self-described Ruthless Thug Life Fresno Bulldog. He reportedly told officers that he was carrying the .44 caliber weapon for protection.

Martinez was booked on weapons charges.

(Photo/ Fresno Police Department via Facebook)
(Photo/ Fresno Police Department via Facebook)

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