EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — Law enforcement officers in El Dorado County have been busy following up on intelligence operations against various gangs and “security threat” groups.
In one contact back on April 8, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office says they seized several weapons from a prohibited felon.READ MORE: California Expands Drought Emergency To Large Swath Of State
Exactly where the operation took place was not disclosed, but deputies say they found the subject in possession of several firearms – including an illegal short-barreled shotgun. The guns were seized and the felon was arrested – and another person who was at the same home was also taken into custody for an outstanding felony warrant.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom Proposes Budget That Would Send $600 Stimulus Checks To Two-Thirds Of Californians
It’s unclear if the people arrested in the April 8 operation are linked to a gang or a security threat group.MORE NEWS: Car Crashes Into Sutter County Home, Catches Fire
The El Dorado Gang Enforcement unit says they are continuing intelligence operations.