Prescott man was a known prohibited possessor
- Prescott Police officers were dispatched to a residence after multiple reports of gun shots
- The residence owner, Lee Hosseini, was a known prohibited possessor
- Officers detained Lee Hosseini after a traffic stop
- They found at least 26 firearms in his residence
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Hosseini had over 2 dozen weapons on his premises
On July 11, 2022, at approximately 11:14 A.M. officers with the Prescott Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 600 Block of Coal Drive, after multiple parties reported hearing gun shots. The residence owner, Lee Hosseini, was a known prohibited possessor and was observed leaving the residence prior to police arrival. Officers were able to locate Hosseini and detain him after conducting a traffic stop.
Personnel with the Yavapai County Adult Probation Department were contacted and conducted a probationary search of Hosseini’s residence. Two firearms were located in plain view. Additionally, 24 firearms were located in a hidden compartment behind a false fireplace.
Prescott Police Detectives served a search warrant on the residence, and a total of 26 firearms were seized from the residence, as well as five discharged bullet casings.
Hosseini was booked into the Yavapai County Jail on charges for Misconduct involving weapons: possessing a deadly weapon or prohibited weapon if such person is a prohibited possessor and violations of probation.