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Illegal weapons sale
Police in Yonkers have arrested two brothers following a months-long undercover operation into the sale of illegal firearms. The investigation led to a 21 count sealed indictment of Gustavo and Anthony Rivera of 185 Valentine Lane, Yonkers.
Both men have been indicted on five counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon, Criminal Sale of a Firearm, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property and Conspiracy.
Anthony Rivera is facing a minimum of 28 years and a maximum of 60 years if convicted.
Gustavo Rivera faces a minimum of 21 years and a maximum of 45 years if found guilty. Bail for him was set at $150,000. Anthony Rivera was remanded to the Westchester County Jail without bail.
The arrests were made with the help of the FBI Violent Crime Task Force, The Westchester County District Attorney's Office, and the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Southern District of NY.
The Street Crime Unit recovered a number of firearms including:
- A stolen .357 magnum handgun with six rounds
- A pistol grip shotgun with nine .410 rounds
- A defaced 12 gauge/sawed off shotgun with eight rounds
- A .32 caliber handgun with six .32 caliber rounds
- A stolen AK-47 assault rifle with forty 7.62 rounds
- A .40 caliber handgun with nine rounds
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