Two Santa Rosa men were arrested after a road-rage incident sparked a search of their car, a fight with officers and the discovery of a stolen handgun, police said Thursday.
The arrests came after a person reported being run off the road near Dutton Meadow Drive and Hearn Avenue at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Rich Celli said.
The person followed the car, a black Chrysler 300, and got a license plate number before the car drove onto northbound Highway 101, Celli said.
Responding officers stopped the car after it got off the freeway at Steele Lane near Cleveland Avenue. A fight broke out after the driver, David Lynn Campbell, 42, became uncooperative and would not let officers get in the car, Celli said.
Campbell was detained without injury to himself or officers, Celli said.
A search turned up a loaded Glock .40-caliber handgun between the driver's seat and the floorboard, Celli said. It was stolen from Sun River, Ore., Celli said.
Campbell was booked on charges of resisting arrest, being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of stolen property.
Passenger Marcus Jocobo, 23, was arrested on suspicion of providing false information to officers and violating felony probation, Celli said.