HOLLISTER – Once again, it started with a traffic stop. At 10:30 p.m. on August 2, an officer with the Hollister Police Department stopped a vehicle near San Benito and Fourth Streets.
The officer discovered that the driver, 29-year-old Jorge Ivan Jaramillo Regalado of Salinas, was currently on probation for drugs and firearms violations.
The officer also recognized the passenger, 30-year-old Daniel Cortez Arango of Hollister, as the same person arrested earlier in the year for possessions of firearms.
Inside the vehicle the officer found a loaded handgun as well as ammunition. Regaldo also had drug paraphernalia on his person.
The HPD details the end of this incident –“Regalado was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle, carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle with a prior felony conviction, unlawful possession of a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon while not being the owner, a felon in possession of ammunition, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Arango was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle.”