Man nabbed for possession of loaded firearms

  13 Apr 2018

Regino Saburo was arrested and charged on April 11 on numerous felony charges including possession of firearms and ammunition, drug trafficking and possession of illegal drugs.  His bail was set at $20,000 cash.

According to affidavit of probable cause filed by Officer Kenny Sengebau of the Narcotics Enforcement Agency, search of Regino Saburo’s residence resulted in a seizure of .22 caliber rifle loaded with 9 rounds of live ammunition, .38 caliber handgun loaded with 3 rounds of ammunition, drug paraphernalia containing methamphetamine or “ice” drug residue and marijuana.

NEA intercepted and seized a package from HBO remittance on April 9 which was tested positive for “ice” or methamphetamine.  Package was delivered to a cooperating suspect that informed the police that the package was for Mr. Saburo.

Cooperating suspect expressed fear of Mr. Saburo stating that Saburo had firearms.  Cooperating suspect placed a recorded phone call to Mr. Saburo who instructed him to bring package to location next to his house, according to the affidavit of probable cause.

Floyd Ngiratkakl came to pick up the package and informed NEA that Mr. Saburo sent him to pick up the package.

On April 10 Agent Sengebau had contact with Mr. Saburo and according to affidavit, stayed in his car but indicated that he will shoot agent Sengebau.  Search warrant of Saburo’s residence and vehicle were executed on April 11 where firearms, live ammunition and drug paraphernalia were seized.

Mr. Saburo was arranged yesterday and his was bail set at $20,000.00 dollars.

Possession of firearms is a felony charge punishable by not more than five (5) years imprisonment and fine of not more than $2,000.  Same is true for possession of ammunition.

Trafficking of controlled substance is a felony charge punishable by not less than (25) years imprisonment and fine of not less than $50,000 dollars. (L.N. Reklai/Editor)






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