Two arrested after drugs discovered during traffic stop in Redwood City
Originally published 7-27-20 via Nixle
by the Redwood City Police Department:
“On 7/24/20, at approximately 10:00 PM, while assigned to the regional San Mateo County Gang Task Force, Redwood City Street Crime Suppression Team Detectives conducted a traffic enforcement stop of a vehicle for a vehicle code violation in the area of Edison Street and Hillsdale Boulevard in San Mateo.
Detectives contacted the occupants of the vehicle who were identified as Suspect Anthony Valdovinos (driver) and Suspect Mark Ogo (passenger).
During the traffic stop a narcotic certified K-9 indicated there were narcotics inside of the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed approximately 30 pounds of suspected methamphetamine with an estimated street value of over $120,000. Valdovinos and Ogo were both placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance for sale, transported and booked into the San Mateo County Jail.
Anyone that may have additional information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Redwood City Street Crime Suppression Team Detective Sergeant Russ Felker at 650-780-7627 or the Redwood City Police Department’s Tip Line at 650-780-7107.
This information is approved for distribution by Investigations Division Commander, Lieutenant Casey Donovan, Redwood City Police Department.”