WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in West Haven say many illegal dirt bikes, ATVs, and cars drove through Woodmount Road on Sunday around 5:45 p.m.

Officers responded to the area around 5:45 p.m. on a report of a dirt bike crash. Upon arriving at the scene, police observed bikes down on the driveway of a home on Morgan Lane.

PHOTO: West Haven Police Department

Police located Hector Vasquesz and Brian Dejesus-Melendez. As the officers began taking them into custody, police said Dejesus-Melendez began resisting, and a sergeant on scene observed him manipulating a small crossbody bag.

Police said after a significant struggle, Dejesus-Melendez was handcuffed. Officers found a 9mm Ruger firearm, which was chambered and contained a full magazine, in the bag, according to police.

The sergeant sustained an injury to his shoulder in the scuffle, police said.

Both men were charged with numerous motor vehicle and criminal charges.