On February 18, 2010, at 09:00 A.M. Oakland Police Departments G.I.T.F (Gang/Gun, Investigative, Task, Force) officers responded to 1715 High Street in an attempt to conduct a probation search. Officers contacted Arthur Jenkins, who was on probation for drug sales. During the search, officers discovered nine firearms and approximately one pound of marijuana.. Arthur Jenkins 29-year-old Oakland resident was arrested for felon in possession of firearms and possession of marijuana for sales. During the course of the investigation, officers discovered that one of the firearms was an illegal assault weapon. The Oakland Police Department wants to give credit to Officer Fred Shavies and the rest of the Task Force for recovering these dangerous weapons and keeping the citizens of Oakland safe. This type of police work is an example of the Oakland Police Department’s commitment to creating a safer Oakland by focusing on violence, gangs, guns, and drugs. The Oakland Police Department Investigations Division is currently looking into the possible connection between the guns and gang members. Jenkins was transported to the North County Jail.