September 03, 2015 12:10
On Wednesday September 2, 2015, at 6:53 p.m., Gang Enforcement Team (GET) officers responded to the 4000 block of North Commercial Avenue on the report of a gang-related party where people had been fighting.
GET officers arrived in the area and contacted the occupants of a black Chevy Impala after stopping the driver for a traffic violation. The driver and two passengers were all known gang associates and there was no proof of insurance in the vehicle.
One passenger, 24-year-old Jeffrey Cooper, was arrested on a parole violation detainer. As the second passenger, 23-year-old Malachi Mandley, was exiting the vehicle, officers spotted a handgun in the car.
During a search of the vehicle, officers located a second handgun. Officers later learned both guns were stolen in separ