GREENFIELD — On Feb. 26, at about 6:38 p.m., Greenfield police officers initiated a traffic stop for vehicle code violations in the 1200 block of Apple Avenue.
The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, Jose Ponce Tinajero, fled from officers and a vehicle pursuit ensued.
At the end of the vehicle pursuit, Tinajero fled from officers again, this time on foot, but he was subsequently apprehended. A loaded .45-caliber firearm was found inside his vehicle, police said.
Tinajero, a known gang member, was arrested for multiple firearms violations, evading police and driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.