Man With Prior Felony Conviction Reportedly Caught With Several Illegally Possessed Firearms
Above: Weapons seized during the search | Santa Rosa PD
A Santa Rosa man with a previous felony conviction has been arrested for the alleged unlawful possession of firearms.
On the afternoon of September 1, Santa Rosa PD’s Special Enforcement Team and SWAT officers served a search warrant on the 900 block of Renee Court related to an investigation into possible illegally possessed firearms.
At the home, police detained 25-year-old Carlos Sanchez Arciga, who has a prior felony conviction and thus is prohibited from possessing firearms in any capacity, police said.
Police ultimately recovered “four assault weapons, two handguns (one of which had been reported stolen out of Vallejo), ammunition, and components for a fifth assault weapon. Two of the assault weapons had threaded barrels, and one of them had an attached silencer, police said.
Arciga was arrested and booked at the Sonoma County Main Adult Detention Facility on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, possession of a silencer, and possession of stolen property.