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More than 1,000 weapons were seized by police and federal agents from a home in the Holmby Hills area of Los Angeles on Wednesday.

The Los Angeles Police Department served a search warrant at the home around 4 a.m. local time (7 a.m. EDT) Wednesday after receiving an anonymous tip that someone was manufacturing weapons at the property and selling them. The officials of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) also helped in executing the warrant.

"This stemmed from an investigation of an individual who was selling illegal firearms and manufacturing illegal firearms," police Lt. Chris Ramirez told NBC Los Angeles.

While some weapons were reportedly laid out in the driveway of the home, the others were found stacked all around the residence. The weapons found included rifles, shotguns and handguns. Some of the weapons were over five decades old.

"I had never seen so many weapons in my career of 31 years. That's such a big arsenal in a residence like this, in this type of neighborhood. It's astounding,” said Ramirez said, ABC 7 reported.

Ramirez added that though it was not illegal for a person to own firearms, it was illegal to sell the weapons from one's residence without going through the federal and state processes.

Officials took one man into custody and he was expected to be charged for unlawful transportation and giving, lending or selling an assault weapon. However, the man could face additional federal charges following an investigation. The suspect, whose identity was not revealed, was the only person at home when the search warrant was executed. It was, however, unclear if the man owned the home.

ATF spokeswoman Ginger Colbrun confirmed there is “no reasons to believe the public is in any danger.”

Holmby Hill, a part of Los Angeles' Platinum Triangle, is a wealthy neighborhood with each home worth more than $17 million. Celebrities including Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Gary Cooper and Walt Disney reportedly own houses in the neighborhood.