Delabra arrest

Drugs, weapons and cash were seized during the Oct. 11 arrest of Flavio Delabra in Santa Maria.

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A previously deported felon is facing multiple drugs and weapons charges after being arrested on an outstanding warrant last week in Santa Maria, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office.

Flavio Delabra, who was on post-sentence supervision through Santa Barbara County Probation, was taken into custody around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday after being served an arrest warrant in the 1700 block of Lynne Drive. He was arrested without incident, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Compliance Response Team (CRT) investigators searched Delabra’s residence and reported finding two unregistered and nonserialized firearms, high-capacity magazines, 1.5 ounces of heroin, a half-pound of methamphetamine, 2 pounds of marijuana and $17,500 in cash.

Delabra was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail for being a felon in possession of firearms; possession of firearms with serial numbers removed; possession of high-capacity magazines; and possession of narcotics for sales. Delabra was also booked on his outstanding warrant.

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The CRT is funded by realignment money distributed through the Community Corrections Partnership, a committee of various county law enforcement and judicial representatives. It consists of sheriff’s deputies, probation officers and a Lompoc Police officer.

This report was prepared by Willis Jacobson. He can be reached at