San Bernardino County Sheriff deputies in Loma Linda arrested a documented criminal street gang member on Monday, Oct. 28.

According to authorities, Raymond Garcia, 25, of Los Angeles, was arrested and charged for allegedly carrying a loaded firearm while under the influence of a controlled substance.

The arrest was made around 1:05 p.m. near Poplar Street and Redlands Boulevard, in Loma Linda, after a routine traffic stop, authorities said.

The firearm was located within Garcia’s reach.  The firearm had been altered and the serial number removed, authorities said.

Garcia was later identified as a documented criminal street gang member out of the Los Angeles area.  He was booked into the Central Detention Center, authorities said.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Central station at (909) 387-3545.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78 CRIME(27463).  People could also use