LANCASTER – Five men and three women were arrested; drugs and firearms were seized; and five small children, including an infant boy, were taken into protective custody when authorities served an early morning search warrant at a Lancaster home, according to a press release by the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station. Read it below:
[Around 5 a.m., Friday, Feb. 21], deputies with the LAN-CAP Team and the Special Enforcement Bureau served a search warrant during the early morning hours at a home located on the 45000 Block of Rodin Avenue.
Inside the home, they located approximately 4 pounds of marijuana, about 50 grams of heroin, and methamphetamine.
Also discovered in the home was approximately $600 in cash, scales, two firearms, ammunition, and several possible stolen electronic items.
Five small children (four girls and one infant boy) were also taken into protective custody and held for the Department of Children and Family Services.
Eight adults were located in the house and were arrested for multiple drug and firearms charges, ranging from possession of marijuana for sales to child endangerment, and additionally charged with gang enhancements.
They were all booked at the Lancaster Station Jail and held on various bail amounts.
- Ryan Laube, MH/32yrs
- Juan Peres, MH/31yrs
- Francisco Franco, MH/46yrs
- Esteben Briano, MH/19yrs
- Vanessa Basulto, FH/18yrs
- Rudy Alvarez, MH/25yrs
- Marcie Latanzio, FH/27yrs
- Kimberly King, FW/33yrs