Six Suspected Gang Members Arrested at Rock Nook Park
Santa Barbara - June 16th, 2016
At approximately 9:30 p.m. on June 13, during a routine patrol of Rocky Nook Park located in the 600 block of Mission Canyon Rd., Sheriff’s deputies located six subjects near a picnic bench. Upon initial contact, deputies observed two of the males walking from the restroom area towards the picnic table. They also observed what appeared to be fresh gang graffiti on the picnic table.
Sheriff’s deputies searched the restroom and located a shoebox containing a loaded .22 cal. revolver, a .380 semi-automatic pistol and an eyeglass case containing 91 rounds of .22 ammunition and small baggies of cocaine. A folding knife was also found thrown in the weeds near the picnic table. During the investigation, a records check revealed that one of the guns was reported as stolen out of Oxnard.
The suspects were identified as follows: 20-year-old Anissa Arzate of Santa Barbara, 22-year-old Alicia Visueta of Santa Barbara. 24-year-old Anthony Lopez of Oxnard, 18-year-old Adrian Manriquez, a 17-year-old male juvenile from Oxnard and a 17-year-old female juvenile from Santa Barbara.
The four adult suspects were booked at the Santa Barbara County Jail and the two juveniles were booked at Santa Maria Juvenile Hall. They were all booked on charges of possession of a loaded firearm, gang enhancement, criminal conspiracy, possession of a controlled substance and violation of County park hours of operation.
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