Roseville, Calif.- A drug and gang investigation by the Roseville Police Department’s Crime Suppression Unit led to a search of a home in Lincoln, where they seized a number of illegal weapons and arrested two suspects.
On Thursday, January 20, law enforcement officers served search warrants at a home in the 800 block of Turner Place and then a self-storage unit in the 100 block of Joiner Parkway in Lincoln. Roseville’s Crime Suppression Unit obtained the search warrants in connection with their investigation of the residents for drug crimes, and their involvement in the Vagos motorcycle gang.
Officers seized drugs and firearms, including eight military-style assault rifles, three grenades, and several thousand rounds of ammunition from the two locations.
Eric William Smith, 36, and Jennifer Mulhern, 31, both of Lincoln, were arrested for drug possession, participation in a criminal street gang, and numerous weapons charges. Mulhern was released on a $50,000 bail bond, and Smith is being held in the Placer County Jail on $1 million bail.
Agencies assisting in the operation included Roseville Police Department, Lincoln Police and Fire Departments, Rocklin Police Department, Placer County Sheriff’s Office, Sacramento Police Department, California Highway Patrol, California Department of Corrections and U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF).