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Drugs, weapons found in Fillmore gang search

A handgun, a large amount of marijuana and a bulk of cash were seized during a search of a Fillmore home on the 700 block of Akers Street.

March 12, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A handgun, a large amount of marijuana and a bulk of cash were seized during a search of a Fillmore home.

The search was conducted on Friday by Fillmore police and Ventura County sheriffs as part of an ongoing gang-related weapons investigation. Authorities searched a home on the 700 block of Akers Street.

Two suspects were arrested during the search. Steven Chaveste, 30, of Fillmore was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, and Matthew Chaveste, 36, also of Fillmore was charged with possession of narcotics with the intent to sell.