2 L.A. Men and One Local Arrested in Lakeport for Cocaine, Methamphetamine and Marijuana
Lakeport, CA – On April 18, 2013 a Lake County Sheriff’s Patrol Deputy arrested three suspects and seized marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine during an enforcement stop.
The deputy was on patrol in the Scotts Valley Road area in Lakeport when he observed a vehicle traveling ahead of him driving erratically. He pulled the vehicle over and conducted an enforcement stop. When the deputy came into contact of the driver of the vehicle, 23-year-old Daniel Gomez of Los Angeles, he could smell the strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The deputy also contacted passengers 22-year-old Rafael Garza of Los Angeles, and 52-year-old Benjamin Bruce Perry of Lakeport.
Upon searching the vehicle, the deputy located approximately two ounces of methamphetamine, approximately one gram of cocaine and 11.9 grams of marijuana. Also found was a digital scale and packaging materials. Gomez and Garza were arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sales, possession of a controlled substance, transportation of a controlled substance, and transportation and sales of cocaine. Perry was arrested for an outstanding warrant for his arrest. All three suspects have been booked at Lake County Hill Road Correctional Facility and the vehicle involved was towed and impounded.
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