South San Francisco, CA June 7, 2022
Early Saturday morning, South San Francisco Police officers discovered a large sideshow in the intersection of East Grand Avenue and Gateway Boulevard. The sideshow consisted of approximately 200 spectators and approximately 150 vehicles.
Arriving officers had large fireworks thrown/shot at their vehicles and high-powered lasers were directed at their eyes. Additional assistance was requested from surrounding law enforcement agencies and the area was cleared in approximately 30 minutes.
A 27 year old male from El Sobrante was contacted on the 100 block of Gateway Boulevard as the sideshow was breaking up. He was found to be in possession of a loaded and unregistered Glock 19 handgun. A records check revealed the male was a convicted felon and prohibited from possessing a firearm. The male was arrested for several firearm related charges and transported to the San Mateo County jail.