A Rio Claro couple was arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition during an anti-crime exercise in Rio Claro yesterday.
The exercise was conducted by officers of the Rio Claro Criminal Investigations Department, and the Canine Branch between 4:00 am, and 9:00 am.
According to police reports, during the exercise officers executed a search warrant at the home of a 70- year-old man. The search resulted in officers finding one shotgun and eighteen 12 gauge cartridges in the house. The man and his common-law wife were arrested in connection with the find. Investigations are ongoing.