On Friday, the Turlock Police Department hosted a gang sweep along with the Modesto Police Department and California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), leading to the arrests of seven subjects.
Six officers from the Turlock Police Department, 10 from the Modesto Police Department, and two from the CDCR helped with the “Operation Summer Heat” gang sweep.
Officers visited several locations around Turlock and contacted several subjects.
In total, 28 subjects were contacted by authorities, with seven arrests being made, and two firearms confiscated, according to preliminary statistics from the Turlock Police Department.
Those arrested include: Mario Garandia, 20, who was arrested for possession of a loaded firearm that was not registered to him; Joseph Bonds, 25, who was arrested for possession of a loaded firearm and possession of a stolen firearm; Adam Rasmussen, 32, who was arrested for manufacturing hash; and Mario Perez, 19, was arrested for a misdemeanor warrant for weapons possession out of Tehama County.
On Friday morning, officers had a portion of Farr Street between Main Street and Columbia Avenue blocked off while they contacted a subject as part of the operation.