On Thursday December 23rd 2021 Sheriffs deputies served a search warrant at a home on Avenue 66 in Mecca at 7 in the morning.
It was part of an ongoing weapons investigation.
Deputies found a rifle and a handgun, ammo, and large capacity magazines.
Neither gun had a serial number.
They arrested a 17-year-old boy, and 24 year old Alonso Espinoza (photo above).
Espinoza is already a convicted felon, who was out on bail, and now is facing additional felony gun charges.
Riv Co Sheriffs Dept mug shot of felon Alonso Espinoza.
Photo from Riverside County Sheriffs Dept.