Man armed with knife arrested at Bay Bridge toll plaza parking lot, CHP says

OAKLAND, Calif. -- A man was arrested with a weapon during a felony stop at the Bay Bridge toll plaza in Oakland Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Around 5:40 a.m., officers were notified that a man was waving a gun in the parking lot for the toll plaza in full view of morning commuters.

"He was just kind of waving a gun and acting weird," according to Officer Herman Baza.

Arriving officers conducted a felony stop and detained the man, but the reported gun turned out to be a knife.

He was taken into custody on several charges related to weapons possession.
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