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Ventura man passes out in drive-thru, arrested for drugs and concealed weapon

Suspect passed out in car in restaurant drive-thru

VENTURA, Calif. - A Ventura man is facing drug and weapons charges after he was found passed out in his car in a restaurant drive-thru Monday night.

According to the Ventura Police Department, officers responded to a call regarding a person passed out behind the wheel of a car in a restaurant drive-thru in the 2300 block of Thompson Boulevard just before 11:00 p.m. Monday. When officers arrived, they contacted the suspect who was still passed out. A DUI investigation followed and the suspect was arrested. Ventura County Animal Control was then called to take possession of a 'vicious' dog inside the car. After the dog was removed, officers searched the suspect's car and found a concealed handgun, methamphetamine and narcotic paraphernalia.

The suspect has been identified as 30-year-old Robert Gray of Ventura. He was arrested and is now facing drug and weapons charges, police said.


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