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Posted on: February 2, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Firearm Arrest Made - February 2


On 02/02/19, at approximately 2AM, Atherton PD officers conducting burglary enforcement contacted the occupants of a suspicious vehicle parked on the 300 block of Atherton Avenue. The driver, Devert Welch, a 26 year old male and resident of Modesto, was found to be in possession of a loaded firearm. Welch was arrested and booked into the San Mateo County Jail for being in violation of California Penal Code Section 25850- Possession of a loaded Firearm, and 25400(a)- possession of a concealed firearm in a public place.

Although we are still hoping to suppress residential burglaries with our burglary suppression detail, we still need your help. If you see something suspicious in your neighborhood, call us! 

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