WHEATLAND (CBS13) – A previously convicted felon was arrested at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Sacramento in Wheatland after being found in possession of a stolen car out of Marysville and two guns, the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department said on Thursday.
Anthony Lira, 42, of Bangor, was booked into the Yuba County Jail on $50,000 bail and faces charges of auto theft, being a felon in possession of a loaded and concealed firearm, possession of ammunition as a prohibited person, and possession of a firearm without a serial number, authorities said.READ MORE: California's New Late Start Law Aims To Make School Less Of A Yawn
Lira allegedly was seen driving the stolen vehicle sometime between 12 a.m. and 1 a.m. on Wednesday out of the Hard Rock parking lot on Forty Mile Road.READ MORE: CHP: DUI Suspect Crashes On I-80, Tries To Grab Officer’s Gun
Authorities said Lira was located by law enforcement about 30 minutes later as he was returning to the casino.
A deputy pulled Lira over as they entered the parking lot and arrested him without incident.MORE NEWS: Rices Fire Updates: Acreage Stays At 904, Containment Up To 12%
One of the guns was found to be loaded and the other without a serial number, authorities said.