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Detectives arrest man suspected of selling narcotics to Ventura County residents

OXNARD, Calif. - The Ventura County Sheriff's West County Narcotic Street Team has concluded a narcotic investigation into an Oxnard resident. 

Detectives detained Pablo Serrano during a traffic stop at around 3:30 p.m. on June 13.

Officials made the stop after Serrano drove away from his home in the 300 block of Canterbury Way in Oxnard. 

Serrano has been involved in selling methamphetamine and heroin to Ventura County residents, according to officials. 

Detectives executed a search warrant and searched Serrano as well as his vehicle. They were able to find three-and-one-half pounds of methamphetamine, a half-pound of a brown powder suspected of being heroin and four pounds of black tar heroin. 

A large amount of cash was also seized which was suspected of being proceeds from the sale of narcotics. 

Detectives also seized paraphernalia indicative of narcotic sales during the execution of the search warrant.

Serrano was booked at the Ventura County Main Jail for possession of methamphetamine for the purposes of sales.

His bail was set at $150,000 and his next scheduled court appearance is set for June 26 at 1:30 pm in the Ventura County Superior Court. 

The Sheriff's East County Narcotic Team also assisted with this investigation. 
 
 


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