|Suspect Arrested; Assault Rifle, "Bear" Gun & Drugs Seized|
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that sheriff’s detectives arrived at
When the sheriff’s officers entered a rear bedroom they observed 9 decks of heroin and 4 bags of ‘crack’ cocaine on top of a dresser. At that time,
Upon noticing McLean being detained by the officers, Al-tariq
Returning to the bedroom, the officers spotted an orange knapsack with what appeared to be the handle of a gun protruding from it. The weapon was a loaded, .454 caliber Casull revolver. Also seized from the knapsack was a fully loaded, .40 caliber, Kel-Tec semi-automatic rifle.
“These two weapons constitute significant firepower,” noted Sheriff Fontoura. “To our knowledge the .454 Casull handgun is primarily used by guides in the American west to protect their clients from grizzly bears. The semi-auto carbine is not only deadly but the weapon is designed to fold in half which makes it easy to conceal while being carried.”
Following questioning by sheriff’s detectives, the suspect will be lodged in the county jail to await arraignment on today’s charges. Bail information on
McLean was found to be the subject of an open warrant issued by the