Release Date/Time: 2/18/2019 11:31 AM
Incident:Shooting into dwelling, carry concealed firearm, gang member carry concealed firearm, conspiracy, felon in possession of a firearm
Date: Sunday, 2/17/2019
Time: 2023 hours
Location: 600 Block of San Miguel Ave
Release Authorized by: Commander M. Maldonado
At approximately 8:23 pm, officers from the Salinas Police Department were dispatched to a report of shots fired in the area of the 600 block of San Miguel Ave. When officers arrived, they located the crime scen,e where they found several bullet cases in the street and a house that had been struck by several bullets. A description of a vehicle that was seen and heard fleeing the area was given. Officers doing an area check for the vehicle located a car matching the description and conducted an investigative stop on it and the four occupants. During a search of the car, a loaded, concealed, firearm was located that matched the caliber of the bullet cases found at the scene of the shooting.
Two adults and two juveniles were arrested and booked. The adults were Jose Rafael Mireles 19 and Abraham Edward Vargas 18. The juveniles were 15 and 17 years old.