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Emeryville Police Department
Wednesday October 10th, 2018 :: 11:20 a.m. PDT


MEDIA ADVISORY/NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-Arrest for illegal firearms possession

MEDIA ADVISORY/NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-Arrest for illegal firearms possession

Incident Date: October 10, 2018 12:51AM

Incident: Arrest for Illegal firearm and high capacity magazine possession

Location of Incident: 1700 Powell Street Emeryville, CA

Arrested: Dajon Ford (male, 22 year old resident of Oakland)

On October 10th, 2018 at 12:51am an Emeryville police officer was patrolling in an area where burglaries had been previously reported. The officer conducted an investigative stop on a subject seen exiting a car at 1700 Powell Street. Through his investigation the officer learned that the driver, later identified as Dajon Ford, was unlicensed and on probation. During a search of Ford’s car the officer found a sawed-off rifle loaded with multiple extended magazines. Ford was arrested for multiple firearms violations and for violating his probation.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident or recognizes the firearm, please contact the Emeryville Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Section at (510) 596-3700.

Prepared by: Lt. Fred Dauer

Emeryville Chief of Police
Jennifer G Tejada



The mission of the Emeryville Police Department is to protect life and property, to provide a safe respectful environment for people to live, work, and play. We achieve this through professional, proactive, fair and impartial policing in partnership with the community.

Emeryville Police Department
2449 Powell St
Emeryville, CA 94608

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-596-3700

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