Police arrest person with gun who was sleeping in a parked car

Harper Ho
York Dispatch

Police on Monday arrested a person who was sleeping in a car parked in a parking lot, according to a York City Police news release. 

Officers were investigating a suspicious vehicle about 1 a.m. Monday at a parking lot in the 900 block of Vander Avenue, police said. 

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"(T)hey encountered a suspect passed out behind the wheel of the car," the release says. "Officers observed, in plain view on the passenger seat, a black handgun with an extended magazine."

The known suspect was arrested on DUI and weapons charges and police confiscated the 9 mm handgun, according to the release.