with loaded gun
A tense situation Saturday afternoon in El Centro was resolved safely when residents of Pico Road disarmed a woman brandishing a loaded .38 caliber handgun.
According to Sgt. Jerrold Novak of the El Centro Police Department, 19-year-old Monica Macias of El Centro went to the house of a resident on Pico Road to accuse him of stealing property from her residence.
During the altercation, Macias is alleged to have pointed the loaded gun at the victim, who denied having knowledge of her missing property.