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San Bernardino gang raids net guns, drugs, 4 arrests

A MAC-11 submachine gun with extended magazine, a .40-caliber carbine rifle and a 9-mm pistol were seized in searches in San Bernardino Wednesday morning, January 29, 2014, along with a flak jacket and a pound of marijuana.
January 29, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
Four suspected gang members were arrested Wednesday morning in a San Bernardino gang sweep that netted guns and drugs.

Officers from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, Police Department and FBI conducted the operation targeting members of a street gang known as Sur Crazy Ones. Six search warrants were served simultaneously at six locations at 6 a.m.

A MAC-11 submachine gun with extended magazine, a .40-caliber carbine rifle and a 9-mm pistol were seized in the searches, along with a flak jacket and a pound of marijuana. Police said the weapons were believed to be used by the gang to support criminal activity.

Officers arrested San Bernardino residents Jaime Castrellon, 24; Richard Ortega, 23; Javier Palomino, 30; and Ithzel Lopez, 29. They were booked at the West Valley Detention Center.


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