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Police seize drugs, guns, alligator after searching Fairfield home

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A 3-foot baby alligator was recovered along with marijuana, seven firearms and $29,000 in cash by Vacaville police after a raid on a home on the 400 block of Begonia Boulevard in Fairfield. (Courtesy Vacaville Police Department)

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From page A3 | February 12, 2013 |

FAIRFIELD — A search warrant served on a Fairfield home in connection with an alleged drug operation yielded a bit more than expected.

Vacaville police found a 3-foot baby alligator at a home on the 400 block of Begonia Boulevard, according to a police press release issued Monday.

The reptile was found along with marijuana, seven firearms and $29,000 in cash, according to the release.

The search was initiated after William Riley, 37, and Lori Riley, 34, were arrested Jan. 31 and transported back to Fairfield after a traffic stop in Modesto. In the car, police allegedly found about 50 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $250,000 and a handgun, the press release stated.

Two additional search warrants were served on homes in Vallejo – on the 1000 block of Atherton Street and the 600 block of Ohio Street. Both homes had indoor marijuana grows with more than 900 marijuana plants, according to the release.

Both Rileys were booked into Solano County jail on suspicion of transportation of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sale, possessing a .50-caliber BMG rifle, possessing an assault weapon and being armed with a firearm in the commission of a felony.

No other arrests were made. The baby alligator was turned over to Solano County Humane Animal Services.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Vacaville police drug tip line at 449-5243.

Reach Susan Winlow at 427-6955 or swinlow@dailyrepublic.net. Follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/swinlowdr.

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