Chico man arrested for violating restraining order with assault rifles, illegal fireworks and drugs

Chico Police Department seized multiple weapons, more than 100 rounds of ammunition and drugs from the apartment of a convicted felon.

Posted: Aug 12, 2019 12:16 PM

CHICO, Calif. - Chico Police Department seized an AK-47 assault rifle, an AR-15 rifle, more than 100 rounds of ammunition and drugs from the apartment of a convicted felon.

Police said they received information around 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 11 that Francisco Rogelio Rameriz had violated a domestic violence restraining order.

They forced entry into his apartment on Notre Dame Boulevard where Rameriz was pretending to be asleep in his bedroom. Police searched the residence and found weapons, 2.8 kilograms of marijuana and an indicator of drug sales, as well as illegal fireworks.

Rameriz was arrested on a number of felony charges.

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