FRESNO - Earlier this morning Fresno Police Officers Eric Hull and Matthew Besoyan, who are assigned to the Downtown Policing Unit, were working proactive patrol at the Travel Inn and Suites in the Parkway area of Southwest Fresno. The officers conducted a probation compliance check at the hotel room of Dana Macklin, who is a Fresno resident and known to frequent the Parkway area. Macklin is on probation for a narcotics related offense.
Downtown Policing Officers Robert Saenz and Sean Morris began to assist in the investigation and a probation compliance check was conducted in the hotel room where Macklin was staying. During the search of the room, officers located a 9mm semi-automatic handgun that had a laser attached to it. In addition, several 9mm hollow point style ammunition rounds were located for the firearm.