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Fort Bragg Man Arrested for Possessing Unregistered Firearm and Failing to Register as a Gang Member


The following is a press released from the Fort Bragg Police Department The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

Alani Akhtab [Picture from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Booking Logs]

On December 11, 2020 at approximately 1543 hours, Officers of the Fort Bragg Police Department conducted a probation search and gang compliance check at a residence in the 200 block of Chestnut Street.

Upon arrival, officers located Alani Akhtab at the location. During their search, officers located several articles of gang indicia and an unregistered firearm. It was also determined Akhtab had failed to register as a gang member pursuant to his terms of probation.

Akhtab was arrested and transported to the Mendocino County Jail for violation of his probation and failure to registered as a gang member as required.

If you have information related to this investigation please contact the Fort Bragg Police Department at (707) 961-2800.


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Matt LaFever
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