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Suspects chased down and arrested

(Routine traffic stop turns into a chase)….A Brawley Police Officer attempted the traffic stop at around 1:00 pm Wednesday.

The vehicle came to a stop in the 1000 block of G Street, but as the officer pulled in behind the suspect vehicle the two occupants jumped out of the vehicle and took off running. Police say 29-year-old Cesar Lopez of Brawley was immediately apprehended without incident. The second individual, 39 year old Richard Guillen of Brawley, was found in the backyard of a residence a few blocks away. Officers say during the course of the investigation a loaded handgun was found inside the suspect vehicle. Both men were booked into County Jail.