|Alleged Gang Member Arrested; 2 Handguns Recovered|
Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that officers from his department’s Bureau on Narcotics were conducting plainclothes operations in the city’s North Ward on Tuesday when they spotted a 17-year-old
The suspect stopped in front of
The suspect then continued walking and sat on the stoop of a nearby building where he joined three other males.
Sheriff Fontoura said the BON detectives moved in and detained all four individuals while the bushes were searched.
Recovered from the bushes were two revolvers, a silver, .38 caliber Wingun and a black, .38 caliber Taurus.
The 17-year-old male was placed under arrest and charged with two counts of the unlawful possession of a weapon.
The other three males were records checked and Oscar Cortez, age 22, of