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Morgan Hill Police, California
Friday July 29th, 2016 :: 10:21 a.m. PDT

Advisory

Two juveniles arrested for weapons and gang violations

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: July 29th, 2016
Case: #16-1962
Contact: Corporal Scott Purvis at 408-779-2101
Scott.Purvis@Morganhill.ca.gov



TWO JUVENILES ARRESTED FOR WEAPONS/GANG VIOLATIONS


On the evening of 07/28/2016, Morgan Hill Police Officer's were dispatched to investigate the report of suspicious activity in the area of 15855 Monterey Road. Upon arrival, an officer contacted two suspicious juvenile subjects who matched the provided descriptions in the south parking lot of 500 Vineyard Town Center. One of the male subjects immediately fled, however , he was quickly apprehended by another officer. A cursory search of the subject who fled revealed he was in possession of revolver cylinder. Officer's conducted a search of the area and located a matching .38 revolver frame.

The subjects were identified as juveniles from San Jose and Gilroy respectively and both were on active juvenile probation with gang, curfew and alcohol clauses. The subjects were ultimately arrested for being in possession of unlawful weapons, resisting arrest and probation violations. Both were transported to Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall.

The Morgan Hill Police Department does not believe that either of the subjects were involved in the recent downtown shooting.

The Morgan Hill Police Department would like to remind the community to remain vigilant and to report any suspicious activity by calling (408) 779-2101 or 9-1-1.

Anyone with information regarding this case can contact Corporal Scott Purvis at (408) 779-2101 or the anonymous tip line 408.947-STOP (7867).

Address/Location
Morgan Hill Police, California
16200 Vineyard Blvd
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 408-779-2101

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