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Petaluma police arrest seven in gang sweep

The Petaluma Gang Enforcement Team arrested seven people Thursday night on charges related to drugs, possession of a deadly weapon and violation of parole.

Sonoma County probation and parole officers helped with the search of six Petaluma residences targeting people who are suspected gang members or on probation or parole.

The charges included possession of methamphetamine, oxycontin, vicodin, morphine, prescription medications without a prescription and drug paraphernalia.

The arrested suspects, all Petaluma residents, included Jenifer Falconer, 25; Micha Alex, 20; Asuncion Padilla, 61; Brenda Winthal, 44; Terri McNally, 38; and an unnamed female who is part of an ongoing investigation, Petaluma police said.

Police did not say which people were arrested on which charges.


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