A Santa Maria man was arrested Friday on drugs and firearms violations when members of the Santa Maria Police Department Special Enforcement Team conducted a traffic stop in the 800 block of West Stowell Street.
Marco Vidal Torres Gonzales, 19, a passenger in the vehicle, was allegedly in possession of a loaded .22-caliber revolver, additional ammunition for the firearm, a quantity of methamphetamine and a methamphetamine smoking pipe, a police sergeant said.
Torres Gonzales was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance while armed with a loaded firearm.
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