2013-02-08 / Community

Alleged drug dealer arrested following traffic stop

Camarillo police arrested a 28-year-old man Feb. 1 at his Santa Paula home on multiple felony charges, including possession of stolen property and possession of a controlled substance for sale.

The arrest of Baldomero Alamillo stemmed from a Jan. 11 traffic stop in Camarillo after which, authorities said, Ventura County sheriff’s deputies smelled marijuana inside Alamillo’s Acura sedan.

Deputies searched the car and found a loaded semi-automatic handgun and additional ammunition, police said.

Alamillo was arrested at the scene and charged with carrying a concealed firearm in a vehicle, possession of loaded firearm and possession of a switchblade. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Alamillo was not the registered owner of the gun, according to authorities. An investigation showed the registered owner of the handgun said the firearm, along with three others, had been stolen from his home in 2008. The three other guns have not been found.

The Camarillo Special Enforcement

Detail and the Ventura County Sheriff’s Gang Unit served a search warrant at Alamillo’s home in Santa Paula on Feb 1.

The search uncovered marijuana and cocaine, along with evidence that Alamillo was a drug dealer. Two additional firearms and ammunition were also located and seized as evidence, according to police.

Alamillo is being held at the Main Jail in Ventura in lieu of $120,000 bail. He is due back in court Feb. 14.

Daniel Wolowicz

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