Multiple Guns, Assault Rifles, Body Armor Seized During Warrant Service, Convicted Felon Arrested

Posted on: 11/11/2017 00:00

Lancaster Sheriff's Station Lancaster Community Appreciation Program Team (LANCAP), served a search warrant that yielded in the recovery of nine firearms. The warrant was served in the early morning hours on Thursday, November 9th, 2017, at a home on the 40000 Block of Villa Moura Drive in the city of Palmdale.

Through investigative sources, information revealed that a convicted felon was residing in a home and was in possession of firearms. A 40 year-old Black male was arrested at the location. Nine guns, including four rifles, three of which were illegal, and five handguns were confiscated. Hundreds of rounds of live ammunition, body armor and multiple high capacity magazines were also seized.

The suspect was transported to Lancaster Sheriff’s Station and booked for Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Illegal Assault Weapons and several other weapons violations. He is being held in lieu of $105,000 bail.

In a continued effort to keep the City of Lancaster safe, this marks the LANCAP team’s 30th firearm confiscated this year.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lancaster Station at (661) 948-8466. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org


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