Man arrested after being caught with assault weapons in Capitola home

Ten firearms seized

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Calif. - 10 guns are off the streets and a man behind bars after the Gang Enforcement Team served a search warrant at a Capitola home.

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office said members of the Gang Enforcement Team served the search warrant at a home on 48th Avenue on Monday, May 14th.

43-year-old Seth Niles was arrested for possession of assault weapons, manufacturing and distributing assault weapons and conspiracy.

Deputies found a total of 10 guns at the home including several illegal assault weapons in the process of being built. Tools and firearm parts used to build assault weapons were also found.

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