Lt. Ruben Diaz, with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, said, ”This is one of largest seizures of guns I’ve seen in one particular spot.”
One hundred firearms were found, along with ammunition of all calibers, body armor and “military-style provisions” made for long-term storage.
Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark said they were happy to receive so many handguns, noting that “each of these guns represents a life saved.”
In a review of arrests and police activity at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, officials made it clear that there was little problem with guns.
After petitions and statements by some seeking to bring their firearms to the Republican National Convention and others pressing to ban guns in Cleveland, the outcome was largely anticlimactic.
However, Ohio’s governor said he won’t suspend the practice during the RNC despite the request and recent violent attacks on police in other parts of the country.
The man has apparently been “fighting the demon” that took his daughter, but it’s unclear if the weapons had anything to do with that fight.
All four of the suspects had their faces covered, with one wearing an elderly white man mask with gray hair and another wearing a skeleton ski mask.
Police received the tip, concerning the welfare of a child, but when they arrived, discovered a felon with two dozen long guns, handguns and drugs.
Willie Lee Biles Jr., 44, of Indianapolis, was convicted of dealing guns without a license late last month in Chicago federal court.