Fresno police Thursday took a Peckerwood gang member into custody and seized firearms, methamphetamine, marijuana and a Nazi flag.
Officers from the Career Criminal Auto Theft Task Force arrested William Mcphederain, 46, at an apartment complex in the 3000 block of West McKinley Avenue, west of Highway 99.
Police Sgt. Timothy Tietjen described Mcphederain as a “high-end broker” of stolen cars who paid recently for a stolen vehicle with methamphetamine. He said Mcphederain was taken into custody recently on weapons charges and had led police on vehicle pursuits.
Tietjen said police may try to keep Mcphederain in jail by assigning him to one of the spaces police reserve for repeat auto thieves in Fresno County Jail.