VACAVILLE (CBS13) — A man was arrested Saturday afternoon after he left a stolen firearm behind in a restaurant booth, Vacaville PD said.
The suspect, identified as 23-year-old Anthony Lara, appeared to be intoxicated or under the influence of something, police said.READ MORE: 'I Don't Think That's Fair': Allora Co-Owner Says Staff Was Bumped Down Vaccine List
When Lara got up to use the bathroom just after 4 p.m., a customer took notice of a gun sitting on the seat portion of the booth. Lara returned and left the restaurant a few moments later.
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Vacaville PD said police and employees were notified immediately.
Upon arrival, officers learned Lara had left the gun behind and were able to confirm it was reported as stolen from a Vacaville residence just hours prior.
Lara was located a short distance away in front of Brenden Theatres and immediately taken into custody.MORE NEWS: 3-Car Crash Forces I-80 Lane Closures, CHP Says
During the arrest, Lara was found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine.