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Police Recover Stolen Firearms

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From the CCPD Police Blotter:

Corpus Christi Police recovered stolen firearms Saturday morning from a home on the 3100 block of Royal Court and from a home on the 4200 block of Snow Bird. The firearms were taken from parked and unattended vehicles on Elvis Drive, Clearbrook Drive, and Springbrook Drive Friday morning.

A Corpus Christi Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on the 3300 block of Dunbarton Oaks Street after he saw a silver 2000 Buick LeSabre with a broken tail light. The Officer discovered contraband and arrested the four occupants of the vehicle for Possession of Marijuana. The four occupants were 19-year-old Michael Gonzalez (8/6/1994), 18-year-old Jonathan Fernandez (9/27/1995), 19-year-old Fabian Lopez (5/7/1994), and a 15-year-old juvenile male.

The Officer discovered information that the four had stolen weapons at their homes and Corpus Christi Police Investigators worked with Wardens from the Texas Parks and Wildlife and agents from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms to obtain a search warrant. Officers, Wardens, and Agents went to the homes and recovered all the stolen firearms along with the ammunition, night vision, and other items taken in the vehicle burglaries.

The three men were delivered to the city detention center and the juvenile male was delivered to the Nueces County Juvenile Detention Center. The four were charged with possession of marijuana and more charges are expected. The Buick was taken to the city impound lot. The investigation continues in this case.

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