OAKLAND (CBS SF/BCN) — Oakland Police say they made a key arrest in reducing armed robberies in Oakland after they arrested three juveniles with a cache of guns over the weekend.
On Saturday, the police department’s Illegal Sideshow Enforcement Detail was patrolling known areas in the city where illegal sideshow activity occurs.READ MORE: Smash-And-Grab Thieves Hit San Jose Eastridge Mall Jewelry Store; 5 Sought
Just before 8 p.m., officers spotted a vehicle wanted in connection with an armed robbery that had occurred a short time before at a commercial business in the 7400 block of Bancroft Avenue.READ MORE: Investigation Finds Vallejo Officer's Use of Deadly Force Not 'Reasonable'
Officers arrested three juvenile suspects and recovered the losses from the business. Additionally, officers located and recovered two handguns, one with an illegal extended magazine. Investigators are analyzing one of the firearms as a possible “ghost” gun.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Lights Up GG Park Christmas Tree After Darkest Year of Pandemic
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