Santa Paula Police arrest man with stolen shotgun
On 5-30-14 at approximately 0200 hours, Santa Paula Police Officers responded to the area of the 300 block of Larmon Loop in Santa Paula, regarding a call of a domestic dispute. When officers arrived, they located a male subject, Daniel Garcia age 21 of Santa Paula, inside of a vehicle in the area.
Garcia was found to be on probation and detained believing that he was the subject involved in the reported domestic dispute. The other half of the domestic dispute could not be located after an extensive check of the area was conducted. While checking the area, inside of the vehicle Garcia was observed inside of, a shotgun was located. It was discovered this was a shotgun reported as stolen earlier in the shift. The subject was also found to be in possession of several controlled substances. Garcia is also a known gang associate. He was placed under arrest for 11377 H&S and 11350 H&S, possession of a controlled substance; 496 PC, possession of stolen property; and 11370.1 H&S, possession of a controlled substance with a firearm. The stolen firearm was returned to the owner.