OPD Focused Enforced Stop Leads to the Recovery of a Firearm

Date Posted: February 8th, 2022 @ 3:25 PM
Last Updated: February 8th, 2022 @ 4:04 PM
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For Immediate Release February 8, 2022

OPD Focused Enforced Stop Leads to the Recovery of a Firearm

The Oakland Police Department (OPD) arrested an individual in connection to an armed robbery that occurred near 20th Street and Marin Way.

On February 4, 2022, just after 10:30 PM, in the 2000 block of 82nd Avenue, OPD Violence Suppression patrol officers recognized a vehicle matching the description of one used in a robbery on January 23, 2022.

Officers conducted a focused enforced stop, searched the vehicle, and recovered a privately made firearm (Ghost-gun). The individual was transported to Santa Rita Jail and is facing several firearm-related offenses.

This year OPD has recovered more than 150 firearms, a 70% increase over this time last year.

This investigation is ongoing anyone with information is asked to contact Oakland Police Departments Robbery Division investigators at (510) 238-3326.

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