Police said it all started with a road rage case that happened on March 31 in which a suspect brandished a gun.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (KABC) -- A case of road rage in Santa Ana helped officers find what they believe was a weapons-making operation in Costa Mesa.
According to police, the department's major enforcement team was following up on a road rage case that happened on March 31.
Police said the victim reported seeing the suspect brandishing a firearm. Detectives ended up identifying the suspect as a Costa Mesa resident.
Police seized a number of rifles and homemade weapons after executing a search warrant at the suspect's home and business.
Pistol manufacturing equipment along with 3D printers, a drill press, and other materials for printing pistol parts were also found, according to police.
The suspect has not been identified and the incident remains under investigation.