Dramatic photos taken by news helicopters show federal authorities seizing a massive stockpile of weapons at a $7million home in one of the most exclusive areas of Los Angeles.
Agents from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) were seen removing hundreds of guns from a home in Holmby Hills.
Holmby Hills is an area in western LA that is sandwiched between Bel Air and Beverly Hills.
The ATF said that it was waging a joint investigation with the Los Angeles Police Department, KTLA-TV reported.
Aerial photos show law enforcement officials remove hundreds of weapons from a home in an exclusive part of Los Angeles on Wednesday
Federal and local law enforcement officials said more than 1,000 weapons, including rifles, long guns, and handguns, were confiscated from the property
Police received a tip of someone in the Holmby Hills residence manufacturing and stockpiling weapons
The LAPD said a warrant was served at around 4:00am on Wednesday at the home on North Beverly Glen Boulevard, not far from Sunset Boulevard.
Authorities told CBS Los Angeles that more than 1,000 guns were confiscated.
The Los Angeles Police Department on Wednesday released photos of the weapons and ammunition found inside the home
The arsenal of weapons includes revolver pistols and other long guns
Federal and local authorities served a search warrant at 4:00am, according to reports
The image above shows additional boxes of ammunition that was seized from the property on Wednesday
Police said that authorities received a tip that someone in the home was manufacturing and selling illegal weapons.
The weapons, which included rifles and other long guns, were being gathered on the driveway of the home.
Public property records indicate that the home has five bedrooms and 8,200-square-feet of living space.
Public records indicate that the home (seen in the above stock image) was last sold in 2001
The undate file photo above shows the home in Holmby Hills from street level
It last sold in 2001.
The current value of the property is estimated to be $7million.