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Three men accused of weapons violations following police searches in Citrus Heights

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Three men were arrested on suspicion of weapons violations after search warrants were served Tuesday at three Citrus Heights locations.

The searches were conducted as part of the Citrus Heights Police Department’s investigation into illegal weapons violations. Because of the nature of the alleged violations, the department’s SWAT officers were used to execute the search warrants, according to a Police Department news release. They were assisted by Folsom Police Department SWAT officers as well as personnel from other area agencies.

The search briefly affected traffic on Auburn Boulevard between Antelope and Old Auburn roads, police said.

Arrested on suspicion of numerous weapons violations were Alphonso Harris, 55, Mohammed Javed, 29, and David Smith, 67. Smith also was arrested on suspicion of narcotics violations.

All three were booked into Sacramento County Jail.

Police declined to release additional information, saying that the investigation in ongoing.

Call The Bee’s Cathy Locke, (916) 321-5287.