Six people arrested after two day operation at Watsonville motel

WATSONVILLE, Calif. - Six people are behind bars and drugs and guns off the streets after a two day operation at a Watsonville motel.

According to Watsonville Police, tips from the community about increased gang activity at the Valley Inn led officers to the motel on Wednesday, March 7th.

Officers from the Special Investigations Unit, Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Team, Santa Cruz Auto Theft Reduction Task Force, and patrol units took part in the operation.

Police said officers ended up seizing two loaded firearms and a significant amount of methamphetamine.

Six people were also arrested on various charges, including felons in possession of a loaded firearm, possession of methamphetamine for sales, parolee at large, probation violation, felony warrants and resisting arrest.

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