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POLICE MAKE FIREARM & AMMUNITION ARREST

Two men spent the night in police custody after officers of the Mobile Division found a handgun along with a quantity of ammunition inside their vehicle. Officers of the Mobile Division arrested the men sometime around 1:20 am on Thursday 30th June, 2011 while on routine patrol in the Palmdale area. According to police reports, the occupants of the Nissan Maxima were in the Palmdale Plaza area, when they were observed by officers, acting suspiciously. Officers stopped the vehicle, conducted a search of it and recovered a handgun along with a quantity of ammunition. The men, ages 26 and 25 years were taken into custody. Active police investigations continue.

RAPID STRIKE ARREST MEN FOR AMMUNITION

Officers of Rapid Strike arrested two (2) men in the Yellow Elder Gardens area after finding ammunition inside their vehicle. The men were arrested shortly after 10:00 pm on Wednesday 29th June, 2011at Major Road, Yellow Elder Gardens. Police reports indicate that officers of Rapid Strike responded to a call of gunshots being heard in the Yellow Elder Gardens area. On arrival to the area, officers observed a Honda Accord occupied by two (2) men traveling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was pursued and brought to a stop where officers found the ammunition. The men, ages, 25 and 26 years, both of Yellow Elder Gardens remain in police custody. Police investigations continue.