Assault weapons, gang markings found after two search warrants on Bay Area

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Four people were arrested after police found multiple firearms during two search warrants across the Bay Area Friday. 

According to the San Francisco Police Department, just before 6 a.m. on Friday, SFPD officers executed a search warrant on the 2800 block of Bay Tree Drive in Fairfield and the 7000 block of MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland. 

SFPD cooperated with different agencies, including the Community Violence Reduction Team (CVRT), SFPD’s Special Operations Group (SOG), Fairfield Police Department, and Oakland Police Department. 

Earlier investigation reveals that police have determined these residences are connected to a wanted fugitive and a convicted felon possessing illegal firearms. 

As SFPD entered the Oakland residence, one of the suspects, Emonie Bailey, 27, fled the scene on foot. Bailey was tracked down and taken into custody. 

Three more suspects were found inside the residence and are detained for further investigation. They were identified as Harold Hollis, 27, Darell Everette, 22, and Skyy Winnfield, 20. 

Authorities found multiple loaded, high-capacity assault weapons, magazines, and unfired cartridges inside the Oakland home. All of these were seized by the police. 

The Fairfield Police Department searched the Fairfield residence on Bay Tree Drive and detained two minors. Police found markings believed to be connected to gang activity. 

Bailey, Hollis, Everette, and Winnfield were booked into the Santa Rita County Jail in Alameda. Their charges include six counts of violent felon in possession of a firearm, six counts of convicted felon possession of a firearm, six counts of possession firearm probation, felon in possession of ammunition, six counts of possession of high capacity magazine, six counts of felony prior, six counts of criminal street gang, six counts of not in lawful possession, six counts of not registered owner, four counts of assault weapon, possession of machine gun, participation in criminal street gang, gang conspiracy, resisting arrest, and parole violation warrant.

Though arrests have been made, police say this is still an open investigation. 

Anyone with information about these investigations is encouraged to contact the SFPD Tip Line at 415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 to begin a text message with SFPD. You can choose to remain anonymous.