From the Arcata Police Department:

On 3/19/2016 at about 1:00am, an officer with the Arcata Police Department conducted a traffic enforcement stop in the 1200 block of I Street for a registration violation.

The driver of the vehicle, identified as Eureka resident Michael Anthony Koenig (age 38), was placed under arrest for DUI incident to the officers investigation.  Koenig was additionally booked for an outstanding arrest warrant for DUI.

During a search incident to his arrest, a loaded .45 caliber semi-automatic pistol was located between the two front seats of Koenig’s vehicle. A glass methamphetamine pipe was also located on his person.

Koenig was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where he was booked and lodged for CVC 23152(a) - DUI, PC 25850(a) - Carrying a Loaded Firearm in Vehicle, PC 29800(a)(1) - Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm, CVC 14601.2(a) - Suspended License and H&S 11364(a) - Possession of Paraphernalia.