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Back in December 2023, police officers responded to the area of Buena St. / Keel Ave. after receiving calls about a shooting, according to the Garden Grove Police Department.

After the initial investigation, the Gang Suppression Unit (GSU) continued following leads and were able to identify a suspect, Juan Uriarte, a male in his 30s, of Garden Grove.

Today, February 28, 2024, at 5:00AM, GSU served a search warrant at multiple locations connected to Uriarte, with the assistance of Community Impact Unit (CIU), Detectives, #GGPDK9unit, Traffic, Special Investigations Unit (SIU), SWAT, and the Santa Ana PD SWAT.

During the search, officers located four firearms, 200+ rounds of ammunition, and over 19 lbs. of methamphetamine.

Uriarte was later booked at Orange County Jail for attempted murder along with multiple other felonies.

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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