In a complex Los Angeles community placed a stone’s throw from the Playboy mansion and the multimillion-dollar houses of celebrities like Jay-Z and Beyoncé, the government made a superb discovery on Wednesday. More than 1,000 guns and heaps of rounds of ammunition were discovered stashed in a mansion in Holmby Hills.
Los Angeles police and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives said they arrested an unnamed guy after serving a search warrant at the belongings at around four a.m. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of “illegal transportation, and of giving, lending or selling an assault weapon,” the LAPD instructed the Los Angeles Times.
Photographs and video taken inside the bust’s aftermath show officers surveying piles of rifles and pistols stacked on blankets outside the house and packing containers upon containers of ammunition organized in banks inside.
Authorities reportedly acquired a nameless tip about someone illegally manufacturing and promoting guns.
According to the AP, firearm production devices and equipment have also been discovered in the mansion.
Citing court docket records, the Times stated the assets, which are assumed to be well worth numerous million, are owned by Cynthia Beck, who has three daughters with Gordon Getty, the son of oil baron J. Paul Getty. However, Beck’s reference to the gun’s cache and the person’s arrest stays unknown. Beck reportedly owns several mansions inside the LA place.
The mansion where the guns were discovered is in a place famous for celebrities.