Fullerton Police take deadly weapons off the street


In a recent two-day period, Fullerton police officers have taken a variety of dangerous weapons off the streets.

One suspect was arrested with an AR-15, bulletproof vest and ammunition.

A gang member was chased and then arrested with a loaded handgun.

Another suspect was taken into custody after threating to kill people. He had an AR-15, a handgun, ammunition and several homemade bombs.


Seized illegal fireworks and explosives. Photo courtesy of FPD

Police Chief Dan Hughes posted photos of the seized weapons on his Facebook page as an indicator of the dangers officers face on a regular basis.

“I am so very proud of the men and women in our department and am humbled to be their chief,” Hughes wrote.