In it...a stash of drugs, including about an ounce of methamphetamine, several ounces of marijuana, a scale for measuring the drugs, and plastic baggies for packaging.
Police took in two men.
One they say...caught with a knife and alcohol.
“It's become a magnet for criminal activity of all sorts. From prostitution to drug use to drug sales," said Fresno Police chief Jerry Dyer.
This summer, after a series of stabbings, shootings, and a murder…officers moved in, sweeping the streets of downtown.
It was another attempt at getting rid of the crime-ridden homeless encampment, before the city stepped in.
“We've had everything from drug sales, prostitution, the last two fires...one started by a stove, another a resident at the encampment who's mad at his neighbor,” said City Manager Bruce Rudd.
Last month the city brought in the bulldozers, beginning a month long process of clearing out a few encampments encompassing a two block radius near
“You know there's gonna be a lot of people out here homeless so I hope they get us a place to stay,” said Nadia Lowe who lived in a homeless encampment.
The housing authority is helping many homeless find food shelter and work.
But many more say they will set up camp again, despite law enforcement.