A known gang member is facing multiple charges Thursday after deputies found nearly two dozen weapons, a cache of ammunition and a marijuana grow in the Victorville home where he lived with three children, authorities said.
Robert Lamas, 33, was arrested after deputies served a search warrant at his home in the 16300 block of Manchester Street at about 9 p.m. Wednesday, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release.
During the search of the home, investigators found 22 firearms, including assault weapons with high-capacity magazines, shot guns, hand guns and a large cache of ammunition, according to the news release.
A small indoor marijuana grow and about 1 pound of packaged marijuana were also found in the home, the Sheriff’s Department stated.
Lamas, a multi-time convicted felon and criminal street gang member, was living at the home with three small children who had easy access to the weapons, according to the Sheriff’s Department.
Lamas was booked on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm, possession of an assault weapon, felon in possession of ammunition, possession of marijuana for sale and child endangerment with a criminal street gang member enhancement.