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Fresno Police Say Facebook Photo Led Them to Gang Member

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police say a gang member in Fresno posted a Facebook photo with weapons and a large sum of money.

The Fresno Bee reports that police say the 30-year-old man was a member of the Parkside Bulldog gang and on probation at the time.

Police say they found a .25-caliber handgun, loaded magazine, speed loader for a rifle and small digital scale when searching the man’s house on Saturday. They say the weapons match the ones in the Facebook post.

The man has felony convictions that prohibit him from having weapons. Officers say he told them he didn’t know there was a firearm in the house.

He has been charged with illegally possessing a firearm and being a gang member with a firearm.