The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department says they arrested 5 people during a search of the Hells Angels clubhouse at 65 Fix Way in Ventura.
Nineteen people who were attending a meeting at the clubhouse on Friday were detained during the search. Deputies say they seized methamphetamine, several large containers of marijuana , over $2000 in cash and a loaded hand gun.
Five people were arrested on various charges. They include 35-year-old George Christie III of Ventura, 25 year-old Jacob Holder of Ventura, 40-year-old Jason Novak of Ventura. and 36-year-old Robert Smith of Ventura.
Deputies say the search was part of an ongoing investigation into a residential burglary in the Ojai Valley where numerous firearms and large quantities for of ammunition were stolen. Deputies say that one of the subjects arrested in connection with that crime, Brian Teasdale, has ties to the Hells Angels.