City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
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MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20121018-144
Thursday, October 18, 2012

Traffic Stop Leads to Guns, Marijuana and Cash Seizure

On October 17, 2012, at approximately 3:58 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop which later led to a warrant search of a residence.  Officers searched a home in the 8400 block of Hermitage Way and seized approximately 15 pounds of marijuana, 7 guns and approximately $20,000 cash. The firearms seized were an assortment of handguns and two shotguns.

Officers arrested 19-year-old Gilbert Sanchez-Moscoso.  Moscoso was booked into county jail for cultivating marijuana, possession of marijuana for sale, and removal of serial numbers on a firearm.  

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this case to contact Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information.  Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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