Felony charges are expected to be filed Tuesday against a convicted felon and known gang member who was allegedly in possession of “ghost guns.”
Brandon Myers, 33, of Desert Hot Springs was arrested on Thursday when the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department served a search warrant in the 73000 block of Pacheta Square in Thousand Palms.
According to Sgt. Paul Heredia, deputies located a number of firearms and ammunition belonging to Myers. The firearms did not have serial numbers, which makes them untraceable “ghost guns.”
Myers, who was out on bail on a previous illegal possession of firearms charge, was arrested on suspicion of being a convicted felon in possession of firearms, a convicted felon in possession of ammunition and committing a felony while on bail, according to deputies.
He was booked into the John Benoit Detention Center in Indio, where he remains on $1.1 million bail. He is scheduled to make his initial appearance for the charges at the Larson Justice Center in Indio on Tuesday.
Myers’ previous criminal history was not immediately available.