Visalia police arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly robbing a recycling center worker at gunpoint on Thursday morning.
The robbery happened at BC Recycling Center near downtown Visalia around 9:20 a.m. Visalia police said Ray Diaz held up a worker at the recycling center and took an undisclosed amount of cash.
Detectives tracked Diaz to an apartment on the 4500 block of West Douglas Avenue in northwest Visalia. While searching the apartment, detectives found a loaded handgun, cash and other items linking Diaz to the robbery. Diaz was booked into Tulare County Jail on suspicion of armed robbery and other related charges.