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Two Men Arrested After Loaded Gun, Drugs Found In Vehicle During Routine Traffic Stop On Central Coast

Posted on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 4:00pm

Two men have been arrested, after a traffic stop on the Central Coast led to the discovery of a loaded gun, and drugs in their vehicle.

A Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol just before one a.m. today noticed an equipment violation with a vehicle.  It was stopped on the 900 block of Edison Street in the Santa Ynez Valley.

Officers discovered the men had a loaded pistol, plus methamphetamine and marijuana in the vehicle.  Roman Valdez, and Michael Aragon were arrested on a variety of drug possession charges.  Valdez was also a parolee already wanted on other charges.

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