Felon found with stolen vehicle, firearm in Redwood City

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A 24-year-old man was arrested in Redwood City on Wednesday on suspicion of vehicle theft, being a felon in possession of a firearm and having a concealed firearm within a vehicle, police said.

Craig Spencer-Doran is in custody after allegedly admitting to the stealing a stolen Ford Explorer and possessing a firearm.

The incident unfolded about 7:30 p.m., when detectives with the Redwood City Street Crimes Suppression Team located a reported, stolen Ford Explorer parked and unoccupied in the area of Middlefield Road and Spruce Street, police said.

After conducting surveillance on the vehicle, detectives saw Craig Spencer-Doran enter the vehicle and sit in the driver’s seat. He was detained and an unregistered, loaded Glock 9mm semi-automatic pistol was found in the front console of the vehicle, police said.

He was arrested and booked into the San Mateo County Jail.

Photo courtesy of the Redwood City Police Department