News Story


Illegal Possession of Firearm Arrest
4/30/2017 7:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Illegal Possession of Firearm Arrest

Report Number:

RB # 17-62196


3500 block of North Ventura Avenue, Ventura

Date & Time:

04/30/17 @ 2:35 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ojai Patrol

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(S) Chris Gallegos Silva



On April 30, 2017, at approximately 1435 hours, Ojai patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 3500 block of North Ventura Avenue for a vehicle code violation.  During the contact the deputy discovered passenger Gallegos had a loaded 10 mm semi-automatic handgun with a high capacity magazine, concealed on his person.  Gallegos was also determined to be under the influence of a controlled substance and in possession of drug paraphernalia.


Gallegos was arrested and booked at the Main Jail for 25850(a) PC, possession of a loaded handgun, 25400(a)(1) PC, Carry a concealed firearm,  32310(a) PC- Large capacity magazine, 11550(e) H&S- Under the influence with a firearm, 11377(a) H&S- Possession of a controlled substance, and 11364 H&S- Possession of drug paraphernalia.


Prepared by:

Sgt. Victor Medina


News Release Date:

April 30, 2017


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Sergeant Shane Matthews, 947-8200


Approved by:

Captain Jim Fryhoff