On March 3, at about 8:35 p.m.
Officers responded to a radio call for service regarding a large group of male subjects loitering near 19th Street and Michigan with several subjects possibly possessing firearms. Officers arrived and located several subjects in the area of 20th Street and Michigan Avenue. Offices conducted a search of the subjects. A search of one of the subjects led to the recovery of loaded handgun-.38 caliber – concealed in the subject’s front waistband. The subject was evasive with officers in providing any identifiable identification and provided several false names. The subject was identified and found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The suspect was also in possession of a small baggie containing methamphetamine. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to Jail for booking. Kevin Alexander Johnson, 18, from Van Nuys was arrested for Possession of a loaded firearm in public, being an admitted gang member in possession of a firearm, providing False Information, possession of Methamphetamine and no bail warrant.