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California man, 32, found with guns, racist manifesto in truck

California man, 32, arrested for prowling is found with ‘rifles, a manifesto about committing genocide and bullets inscribed with ‘Cop Killer’ stashed in his truck’

  • Wesley Charles Martines, 32, was taken into custody in the San Jose neighborhood of Campbell on Tuesday night 
  • Police had received reports that he was prowling around a parking lot 
  • Martines was found with two AR-style rifles, a Glock 9 mm handgun, throwing knives and a pipe bomb, according to police
  • They also found ammunition inscribed with the phrase ‘Cop Killer’
  • Martines allegedly had a handwritten manifesto on him when he was arrested that said he wanted to wipe out black, Hispanic and Jewish populations 
  • The journal also included a plan to go to sporting goods store, dress up as an employee and tie everybody up 

Wesley Charles Martines, 32, was taken into custody in the San Jose neighborhood of Campbell on Tuesday night after police received reports that he was prowling around a parking lot

A California man has been arrested after police found assault rifles, bullets inscribed with ‘Cop Killer’ and a racist manifesto stashed in his pickup truck.

Wesley Charles Martines, 32, was taken into custody in the San Jose neighborhood of Campbell on Tuesday night after police received reports that he was prowling around a parking lot. 

A business owner called 911 after spotting a suspicious man on surveillance cameras looking into cars and a nearby storage shed.

When police pulled Martines over a short time later, they found a cache of weapons inside his truck.

Among the weapons were two AR-style rifles, a Glock 9 mm handgun, throwing knives and a pipe bomb filled with pellets but no explosive materials inside.

They also found ammunition that had been inscribed with phrases such as ‘Cop Killer’, ‘To a widow from the Grim Reaper,’ and ‘A Good Start’.  

Martines allegedly had a handwritten manifesto on him when he was arrested that said he wanted to wipe out black, Hispanic and Jewish populations. 

Among the weapons found inside his truck were two AR-style rifles, a Glock 9 mm handgun, throwing knives and a pipe bomb filled with pellets but no explosive materials inside

Two AR-style rifles were found inside the truck

Among the weapons found inside his truck were two AR-style rifles, a Glock 9 mm handgun, throwing knives and a pipe bomb filled with pellets but no explosive materials inside

Police also found body armor, heroin and methamphetamine in his truck

Police also found body armor, heroin and methamphetamine in his truck

The journal also included a plan to go to sporting goods store, dress up as an employee and tie everybody up. 

Police also found body armor, heroin and methamphetamine in his truck. 

When he was taken into custody, Martines denied any suspicious activity, police said.   

He was arraigned on charges of possession of assault weapons, multiple silencers, drugs, and the makings of a pipe bomb. 

A judge on Tuesday remanded him on $300,000 bail. 

He is scheduled to face court again on July 21 and, if convicted, faces more than five years in prison. 

‘Once again, law enforcement saved lives before the blood and tears flowed,’ Santa Clara District Attorney Jeff Rosen said following his arrest. 

‘All of us have a role in stopping the next mass shooting, suicide, or domestic violence murder.’   

In addition to the guns, police also found ammunition that had been inscribed with phrases such as 'Cop Killer' and a handwritten manifesto that said he wanted to wipe out black, Hispanic and Jewish populations

In addition to the guns, police also found ammunition that had been inscribed with phrases such as ‘Cop Killer’ and a handwritten manifesto that said he wanted to wipe out black, Hispanic and Jewish populations

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