BURNEY: Illegally possessed weapons and stolen tribal property found during probation search – 1 arrested
BURNEY – Deputies conducting a probation search at a residence in Burney on Monday, Mar. 14, located illegally possessed weapons and property stolen from the Pit River Tribe financial office, according to Shasta County Sheriff’s Sergeant Marc St. Clair.
Following investigative leads, deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Burney Police Station conducted a probation search in the 36000 block of Oak Street in Burney, at about 4 p.m., St. Clair explained in a press release from the sheriff’s department.
During the probation search, deputies identified Isidro Ramos Gali, 44, and Jennifer Rose Martin, 37, as residents of the location. Both Gali and Martin were at the residence at the time of the probation search.
During their search, deputies located an AR-15 M&P assault rifle and a Smith and Wesson .40 caliber handgun. “Both firearms were loaded and chambered,” St. Clair said about the search and subsequent arrest. “It should be noted both Gali and Martin are convicted felons who cannot possess or own firearms.”
During their search, deputies also found “four electronic tablets, which were stolen during a burglary at the Pit River Tribe financial office,” St. Clair said.
During an interview with Gali, he admitted to deputies that the illegally possessed firearms both belonged to him. He also admitted his involvement in the Pit River Tribe burglary, according to St. Clair.
Based on their collected evidence and Gali’s statements and admissions. deputies arrested Gali. Deputies transported him to the Shasta County Main Jail in Redding, where he was booked for being a felon in possession of firearms and charges related to the Pit River burglary and probation violation.
Anyone with information related to this investigation or incidents involving Gali is encouraged to contact Sergeant Marc St. Clair of the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office at (530) 245-6025. Callers can refer to incident file number 16-9149 and can remain anonymous.
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