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Ghost gun arrests made in Fallbrook

Guns discovered during drug investigation

FALLBROOK – Three people are in custody in an ongoing drug investigation in Fallbrook.

Deputies with the Fallbrook Sheriff's Substation Crime Suppression Team developed information about a house that was possibly involved in selling drugs. Through the Crime Suppression Team's investigation, enough evidence for a search warrant was obtained.

The search warrant was served at a house in the 2700 Block of Los Alisos Drive on Wednesday, Feb. 7 just before 6 a.m.

The following items were seized from the home:

Two ghost guns (Ghost guns are untraceable firearms without serial numbers. These kits can be purchased online or at gun shows without background checks and assembled at home.)

One 12-gauge semi-automatic shotgun

One handgun lower receiver

More than 1,300 rounds of ammunition

Handgun magazines

More than five pounds of marijuana, heroin, methamphetamines and fentanyl

Drug paraphernalia

Ethan Altshul (01/17/1994), Ryan Furr (05/18/1985) and Cole Nixon (01/12/1991) were booked into the Vista Detention Facility on charges of possessing drugs for sales, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and prohibited person in possession of ammunition.

Submitted by the San Diego County Sheriff's Dept.


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