Photo: Jorge SotoMayor-Sanchez
Originally published as a Yuba County Sheriff’s Department Facebook post –
“Olivehurst, Ca. – On 5/10/2021 at approximately 3:00 p.m., YCSO Detectives with the assistance of Patrol Deputies served a search warrant for firearms in the 4700 block of Arboga Road. The conducted search was part of an ongoing investigation into a drive-by shooting that occurred on 5/9/2021 in the 1800 block of Beverly Avenue in Olivehurst.
Nobody was injured in the shooting but an occupied residence and vehicle were struck by gunfire during the original incident.
As a result of the search warrant, three handguns were located and 23-year-old Jorge SotoMayor-Sanchez of Olivehurst was arrested for several weapons charges including 29800(a)(1) PC/Felon in Possession of a Firearm, 30305(a)(1) PC/Possession of Ammunition by a Prohibited Person, 25850(c) PC/Possession of a Loaded and Unregistered Firearm, and 32310(a) PC/Possession of a Large Capacity Magazine. SotoMayor-Sanchez was booked into the Yuba County Jail with a bail of $25,000.
The shooting investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Department.
Update: After further investigation, Sotomayor has now been charged with additional felonies including 246PC/Shooting at an Inhabited Dwelling and 245(a)(2) Assault with a Firearm. His bail was increased to $40,000 per the bail schedule and as of 5/13/2021 he remains in custody at the Yuba County Jail.”
Weapons Arrest in Olivehurst Shooting Investigation was last modified: May 26th, 2021 by