A 37-year-old ex-felon from Fresno was arrested Saturday after police said they found drugs and a stolen handgun in his home.
Fresno police were called to the 2800 block of East Braly Avenue regarding an armed man who was identified as James Lamarche.
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Lamarche, who police said is on post-release community supervision, was found to be in possession of narcotics. Officers found a loaded .40 caliber Smith & Wesson handgun while searching his home, according to a department news release.
The handgun was determined to be stolen out of Fresno, police said.
Lamarche booked into Fresno County Jail.
A total of 127 illegal guns have been recovered by southwest patrolling officers in 2018.