East County News Service
October 1, 2023 (Potrero) -- Two people have been arrested after more than 50 firearms were seized in a search of a Potrero residence.
On September 28, deputies from the Sheriff's Rural Command, Alpine Sheriff's Station and Sheriff's Special Enforcement Detail (SED/SWAT), served a search warrant in the 25000 block of Potrero Valley Road in Potrero.
“The warrant was related to an investigation of an assault with a deadly weapon incident that had occurred several months earlier,” says Lieutenant Jeff Ford.
Upon serving the warrant, more than 50 firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition were located, including assault-style weapons.
Richard Dale Fox,41, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon, and with illegally possessing firearms and ammunition as a convicted felon. He was booked into the San Diego Central Jail. Christina Lee Griffin, 42, was arrested and booked into the Las Colinas Detention Facility for knowingly furnishing firearms to a prohibited person.