Solano County

Police Find Firearm in Felon's Car After Alleged DUI Arrest

A Suisun City man was arrested in Fairfield on Tuesday evening after allegedly driving under the influence and being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to police.

The suspect, 56-year-old John Perry, was stopped by a Fairfield police officer after he was allegedly speeding and driving erratically. The officer conducted a DUI investigation and determined Perry was likely under the influence of alcohol and possibly other controlled substances.

As Perry was being taken into custody, a search of his vehicle revealed a .25-caliber semi-automatic handgun in the center console, police said. He was booked into Solano County Jail.

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