SAN LEANDRO -- Police arrested four people and recovered two semi-automatic handguns this weekend.
Guns were recovered during three different crimes Saturday and Sunday,¿ police said. In addition to the handguns, a replica of a pellet gun was recovered by officers.
At 12:49 a.m. Sunday, an officer made a traffic stop of a Honda Accord on Washington Avenue near Parrott Street. Two men were inside of the car and during the stop, the passenger got out and ran while holding something in his waistband, police said.
Police found the man in a nearby driveway, where he tried to toss a semi-automatic handgun under a car.
Police arrested Francisco Patino, 22, of San Pablo, and recovered the loaded gun, which was reported stolen out of Placer County. The driver of the vehicle was identified and released at the scene, police said.
At 6:52 p.m. Saturday, officers responded to a McDonald's restaurant at 1287 Washington Ave., on a report of an armed robbery. Two men went into the men's bathroom and threatened to shoot a man in the restroom, police said.
The suspects stole the man's wallet and ran away on foot. Officers broadcast the two suspect's descriptions and a short time later they were stopped in the 1800 block of E. 14th Street and arrested. Police arrested a 16-year-old boy and Yonase Hailermariam, 22, on suspicion of armed robbery.
Police recovered the wallet and a pellet pistol that looked like a semi-automatic
Shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday, an officer saw a vehicle being driven recklessly in the 600 block of E. 14th Street and caught up to the car on International Boulevard at 98th Avenue in Oakland. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving. During a search of the vehicle, police found a loaded semi-automatic handgun in the car. The 22-year-old suspect's name was not released.