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Bulldog Gang-Banger Recently Released from Jail Arrested with Handgun

FRESNO - Southeast District Officers Keosoy Saechao and Chadwick Chang from the Fresno Police Department where conducting proactive patrol in the area of Orange Avenue and Lowe Avenue. Officers conducted a traffic stop on 34 year old Brandon Sepulveda from Fresno while riding his bike and being in violation of vehicle code laws. Sepulveda refused to stop and rode away from the officers but was subsequently arrested just a short distance away.

While conducting a search incident to Sepulveda’s arrest officers found a Chiappa 1911 22LR semi auto handgun loaded with seven rounds in the magazine. Sepulveda a self-admitted Bulldog gang member who stated he is homeless, is a prior felon and is on active felony Post Release Community Supervision probation for narcotic sales. Sepulveda was released from Fresno County jail on August 26th, 2017 for having a no bail warrant issued by probation for absconding.

Sepulveda was arrested and booked into the Fresno County Jail on numerous weapons charges without any further incident. Please see the attached photograph of the recovered firearm and suspect Sepulveda.

The Fresno Police Department would like to remind the public that Crime Stoppers has enhanced the rewards for information related to gang members who are involved in narcotic sales, firearm possession, and human trafficking. The new campaign consists of the following monetary rewards for anonymous tips.

If a gang member is arrested for possessing a handgun, the reward is $2,000. If a gang member is arrested for possessing an assault rifle, the reward is $3,000. If a gang member is arrested for human trafficking, the reward is $3,000 and if a gang member is involved in drug sales, the reward is $1,000. Anyone with information is urged to call crime stoppers at (559)-498-STOP (7869) with information. Your information is kept confidential.

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