RPD: Driver Arrested After Search Uncovers Loaded Handgun

A traffic stop led to a gun seizure. 29-year-old Emilio Romero was pulled over by Redding Police at around Noon Wednesday and his car was searched. In the locked glovebox officers reported finding a loaded handgun as well as an “auto sear switch”, a device that can be used to turn a semi-auto handgun into fully automatic. They also reported finding a switch blade knife and a small amount of Methamphetamine. Romero was booked on several charges.


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