Gang Weapons Arrest



On Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 7:40 a.m., calls were received on 911 regarding a gunshot heard in an apartment complex located in the 300 block of Cuesta del Mar.  The responding officers located 18 year-old Adrian Cuen in the courtyard of one of the apartment complexes.  Cuen was found to be in possession of a handgun and was taken into custody without incident.                                                 Based on witness statements in the area, Cuen allegedly fired a single round from the gun.  The bullet penetrated the exterior wall of an apartment and was recovered inside the bathroom of that apartment.  Fortunately, no one was injured. Cuen has prior convictions for unlawful possession of firearms and is a documented gang member.  He was arrested and charged for being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm, negligent discharge of a firearm, violation of a court order (gang injunction) and violation of probation.



Adrian Cuen


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