On Friday, November 26, two men who had already been convicted of a felony were arrested for possession of a firearm, in front of a concert hall in Penryn.
PENRYN, Calif .– Two Bay Area men have been arrested after attempting to carry a gun into a concert hall, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.
MPs inspected 3M Events Center in Penryn around midnight on Friday November 26, when they saw two men in a white Mercedes. In a Facebook post, the sheriff’s office reported that the passenger grabbed a semi-automatic pistol from inside the car and put it under his shirt.
During a traffic stop, MPs said they saw the driver grab something and put it in the back seat. The driver and passenger were arrested and searched, during which the deputies found a handgun inside the car and identified it as an unregistered FN 5.7 semi-automatic pistol.
MPs said a magazine was loaded into the gun with a cartridge already in the chamber. According to the sheriff’s office, bullets from the gun can penetrate a level 3a body armor.
In the car’s center console, MPs found an EBT and ATM card that did not belong to the driver or passenger.
The two have been identified as Coryaune Williams, 35, of Castro Valley, and Trevon Williams, 24, of Oakland. The two men were arrested on charges of being criminals in possession of a firearm, illegal possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded firearm in public and possessing personal information with intent to defraud.
About 100 people attended the event in Penryn that evening, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.