Narcotics Task Force Seizes Assault Rifle, Handguns

A search warrant lead to the seizure of firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition from a convicted felon.

A convicted felon believed to be illegally selling firearms was arrested on Friday when San Mateo County Narcotics Task Force (SMCNTF) agents found four firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition at the suspect's San Mateo home.

The Jan. 11 investigation by SMCNTF agents led to the issuance of a search warrant at the home of Antonio Infante, 35, located in the 1300 Block of Speers Avenue. 

According to SMCNTF, once Infante was located and detained without incident they searched his residence and vehicle, which resulted in the seizure of three handguns, two revolvers, one semi-automatic and an SKS assault rifle fully loaded with a high capacity magazine. Also located were hundreds of rounds of ammunition.

Infante, who is a convicted felon, was placed under arrest and booked into the Maguire Correctional Facility.  He is being held on $250,000 bail.


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Buck Shaw January 15, 2013 at 07:09 PM
None of this would have happened if Assualt rifles were banned. What about his previous sales? My guess is as good as yours.
CM January 16, 2013 at 07:00 AM
@Buck - That is a peculiar claim. Felons are banned from owning firearms, but he still had them. The magazine that the suspect had is banned, but he still had it. How did this happen the ignoramus may ask. The answer is patently obvious: criminals do not follow laws, and banning of anything only takes the banned item out of the hands of the law-abiding citizens. In the case of firearms, this only disarms the law-abiding citizens, while emboldening the criminals. Just because something is 'law' doesn't make it reality.


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