SAN RAFAEL — An officer conducting a traffic stop arrested a driver for having illegal drugs and a loaded firearm inside his car. The suspect was nabbed by a San Rafael K-9 unit on a patrol.
The incident happened near the intersection of Bellam Boulevard and Francisco Boulevard East. An officer observed the suspect running a red light at 4:45 p.m. on April 16th.
As the driver was being issued a citation the police dog alerted the officer to the presence of illicit drugs. The officer initiated a search and inside the trunk a large quantity of methamphetamine was located.
A small amount of suspected cocaine and heroin were also found, along with a loaded .38 caliber revolver. In addition, the driver was carrying a substantial amount of cash believed related to drug trafficking.
The driver identified as Wilford D. Allen, 61 of Isleton, is a convicted felon prohibited from possessing firearms. Allen was booked at Marin County Jail on six felony charges.
Allen is charged with possession of a narcotic controlled substance, and possession of a controlled substance for sale. He is also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
Regarding the .38 revolver, Allen is charged with possession of a firearm and controlled substances. He is charged with being an addict in possession of a firearm, and possession of ammunition.
Allen is no longer being held in custody, but traffic school certainly won’t resolve his present legal mess.