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June 2012

Deputies Kelley-Eklund and Gomez conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for numerous violations. As they had the driver exit the vehicle, they observed a large bulge protruding from his buttocks area. Upon searching the driver, who was on parole for robbery, they recovered four large plastic bags, each containing a large amount of methamphetamine concealed in his pants.

Deputies Kelley-Eklund and Gomez conducted a parole compliancy search of the suspects nearby residence and recovered a loaded 9mm handgun concealed inside of a speaker at the residence.

The suspect, who is a Compton 117th Street gang member, admitted to transportation and sales of methamphetamine as well as possession of the firearm. The suspect was arrested for numerous felony weapons and narcotics related charges. Deputies Kelley-Eklund and Gomez are to be commended for a job well done.

Captain Mathew Dendo

South Los Angeles Sheriff's Station

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