The Brentwood Police Department announced the arrest of a 21-year-old in connection with unlicensed and illegal firearm sales.
According to police, Detectives from our Investigations Division and other uniformed personnel executed a Search Warrant in the 2300 Block of Sycamore Drive in the city of Antioch. The Search Warrant was served in relation to a months-long investigation involving the unlicensed and illegal sale of firearms.
During the execution of the warrant, 21 year-old Jonathan Navarro-Parra of was taken into custody. During the search, a .38 Smith & Wesson revolver and a loaded 9mm Glock 19 semi-automatic pistol were located. Both firearms were not registered to Navarro-Parra. Various calibers of ammunition, a large amount of US currency, a 50-round drum magazine, along with other evidence indicating the sales of marijuana, were also located during the search.
Navarro-Parra was arrested and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility on various firearm and narcotic related charges.
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First-Ever Data Report by DOJ’s Office of Gun Violence Prevention
LOS ANGELES — California Attorney General Rob Bonta today released the first-ever “Office of Gun Violence Prevention Data Report,” shedding further light on the impact of gun violence in California and the nation. The report provides a robust review of gun violence data in California and throughout the U.S. to help guide policy and strategy discussions related to reducing gun violence.
The report highlights California’s successes in preventing gun violence, and through insightful data, it shines a light on successful strategies and further areas for improvements. For example, over the last 30 years, California has reduced its gun violence rate compared to the rest of the United States; once 50% above average, California’s firearm homicide rate is now 33% below the rest of the United States. Additionally, if the firearm mortality rate in the rest of the United States had matched California’s between 2013-2022, there would have been nearly 140,000 fewer firearm-related deaths nationwide in that decade alone.
California has made especially significant progress in reducing rates of youth gun homicide since 2006. Even after pandemic-era increases, California’s youth gun homicide rate in 2022 was 50% lower than it was in 2006. In contrast, the next two most populous states after California — Florida and Texas — experienced substantial increases in youth homicide rates between 2006 and 2022, rising by 23% in Florida and 48% in Texas. — see story