LAPD and ATF raid San Fernando Valley homes tied to gun and drug trafficking suspects

by www.latimes.com

Armed federal agents wearing all-black helmets and bulletproof vests conducted a raid shrouded by early morning darkness Wednesday in San Fernando as part of a larger operation against suspected gun traffickers and narcotics dealers.

Just moments after the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...


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