On May 8, 2017, at approximately 5:20 pm, LBPD officers and detectives working with the California Department of Justice (Cal DOJ) Firearms Bureau Prohibited Possessor Team served a search warrant in the 6400 block of Atlantic Avenue.
The search warrant lead to the arrest of two individuals and the seizure of numerous weapons. The weapons recovered were two assault rifles, a .22 caliber rifle, two handguns, multiple parts to assault rifles, magazines for the weapons, and ammunition.
The suspects are husband and wife, and have been identified as 41 year-old James Anthony Harvey, and 37 year-old City Harvey, both residents of Long Beach.
James Harvey was arrested for ex-felon in possession of a firearm, child endangerment, and unlawful possession of ammunition. He was booked in to the Long Beach Jail and is being held on $100,000.00 bail. Harvey is a prohibited possessor for prior felony conviction out of North Carolina.
City Harvey was arrested for giving a firearm to a prohibited possessor, and child endangerment. She was booked into the Long Beach City Jail and is being held on $100,000.00 bail.
A 22 month old child was taken into protective custody by the Department of Child Services after both parents were arrested.
Anyone with additional information is urged to contact Detective Joe Pirooz at (562) 570-7370. Anonymous tips may be submitted through "LA Crime Stoppers" by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the "P3 Tips" app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting http://www.lacrimestoppers.org/