Loaded Firearm Arrest
updated: Mar 03, 2017, 11:24 AM
Source: Ventura Police Department
Incident: Possession of a Controlled Substance with a Loaded Firearm Arrest
Location: 200 block E. Main Street
Date/Time Occurred: 03/03/17 at 0228 hours
Officer(s) Involved: VPD patrol officers
Suspect(s): Rawls Amores, 36 years, Ventura resident
Report #: 17-02885
On the above date and time, a VPD officer conducted a traffic enforcement stop near the intersection of Palm
and Main Street. The vehicle continued westbound and the driver later identified as Rawls Amores appeared
to be shuffling around in the vehicle. Amores yielded to the officer in the 200 block of Main Street. As the
initial officer contacted Amores at the driver's side window a secondary officer approached the passenger
side window. The secondary officer observed a Glock Model 19 on the passenger floor board in plain view.
The secondary officer alerted his partner and Amores was detained. Further investigation revealed the
firearm in question was loaded and Amores was found to be in possession of methamphetamine.
Amores was arrested for being in possession of a controlled substance while in possession of a loaded
firearm. He was transported to the Ventura County Main Jail where he was booked. The vehicle that Amores
was driving was impounded as he was also driving on suspended license.
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