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Deputies seize two handguns and ammunition during call about people tagging a wall

Posted at 3:49 PM, Feb 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-05 18:49:39-05

Deputies from the Rosamond Substation seized two handguns and arrested five subjects on Thursday after receiving a call about people tagging a wall on 20th Street West.

When a deputy arrived around 5 p.m. two juveniles and three adults were near some fresh tagging in an alley. The deputy started talking to them and learned that one of them had a handgun.

The five subjects were detained until backup got there. During the investigation they found a second handgun and a box of ammunition.

The two juveniles were arrested and booked into Juvenile Hall. The three adults were arrested and booked into Mojave Jail.

Deputies seized both firearms and the ammunition.