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: Bay Area Businesses Make Last-Minute Preparations Ahead of New Mask Mandate
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: COVID Surge: Mask Mandate Returns To Bay Area Businesses With No Limits On Capacity
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: Firefighters Battling 2-3 Acre Wildfire In Lake County
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