Breaker-Breaker, Looks Like We've Got Us a Coastal Orange County Weapons Convoy!

Better give this bicyclist the right of way ... or else!
Better give this bicyclist the right of way ... or else!
Courtesy of Huntington Beach Police Department

Hey, remember that big weapons find police officers in Newport Beach made after stopping a couple of Inland Empire parolees we told you about last week? Turns out they are not the only coastal cops who stumbled into a big weapons haul recently.

Where Were Inland Empire Felon Couple Going with 7 AK-47s and Ammo Stolen from Georgia?

Last Wednesday night, Nov. 19, Huntington Beach cops stopped a man on a bike near Beach Boulevard and Garfield Avenue due to several perceived vehicle code violations. During the stop, the fellow was searched and a loaded handgun, several loaded magazines and several knives were found on him.

But what about the bag he was carrying? Still more loaded magazines, a knife and collapsible baton were inside, according to police, who arrested the unidentified bicyclist on various weapons charges.

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As I wondered in the Newps item linked to above, where on Earth was this fellow going? He seemed to be engaged in ready-to-engage mode, no? Allegedly, of course.

Mercy sakes alive, looks like we've got us a coastal Orange County weapons convoy!

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