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Loaded handgun, drugs and stolen property found in Eureka motel room

EUREKA- Two Eureka residents were arrested Wednesday morning when officers found a loaded semi-automatic handgun, stolen property and drugs inside a motel room.

EPD's POP Unit served the search warrant just before 8:30 a.m. at the Pine Motel on Broadway Street. Deputies found the weapon with it's serial number removed, a stolen Apple iPad and other items, as well as methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana packaged for sales.

Veronica Brooks, 29, was arrested on a warrant for threats. Anthony Watkins, 49, was arrested on a list of charges including being a felon in possession of a firearm.