Drugs and Guns Confiscated after Search Warrants Served

Drugs and Guns Confiscated after Search Warrants Served
 Above: Evidence seized during search warrants | Courtesy of Los Banos PD

November 17th, 2022 – Four Search warrants were served by the Los Banos PD today. The search warrants were served to assist with addressing gang violence in the area.

The Los Banos PD Gang Unit have been investigating a number of shootings in the area. The November 17th searches found at one residence off of Pennsylvania Avenue led to the discovery of a loaded handgun and ammunition as well as 50lbs of marijuana and evidence of marijuana sales. The owner of the gun was not home at the time of the search.

They also served two additional search warrants off of Mercy Springs Road and San Luis Street. They were able to find some gang related evidence at these residences but did not specify what exactly was discovered.

Evidence seized during search warrants | Los Banos PD

The fourth search warrant was served off of Birchwood Avenue related to a firearm report on September 26th. The search led to the discovery of a “ghost gun”. The un-serialized weapon was a fully automatic handgun with a suppressor attached. They also found ammunition and high capacity gun magazines. The owner/suspect was not home and has not been located.

If you have any information you can make an anonymous tip by calling 209-827-2545 or you can go to www.losbanos.org and click on the “report graffiti and other crime” link at the bottom of the contact page. You can also contact Merced Area Crime Stoppers at 855-725-2420 or by email at www.mercedareacrimestoppers.org .

Written By: Patrice Spears
Drugs and Guns Confiscated after Search Warrants Served was last modified: November 28th, 2022 by admin
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Patrice Spears is a California based writer/reporter covering crime and arrest news statewide, with a primary focus on the Central California area.

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