Culver City Police arrest three suspects in major drug bust
By Sam Catanzaro
The Culver City Police Department (CCPD) has shared details about a routine traffic stop conducted earlier this month, resulting in the arrest of three individuals for possessing multiple firearms and a large amount of narcotics.
According to the CCPD, on June 18 officers conducted a traffic stop on a Nissan Sentra bearing Washington state plates.
“During the traffic stop, the driver advised that he had a firearm in the center console. The driver and two additional passengers were detained and safely removed. Officers recovered a loaded Glock .45 caliber pistol, $7k in cash and a kilogram of tar heroin,” CCPD said.
All three individuals were arrested and taken to the station and booked accordingly.
In addition, the CCPD says that while conducting follow-up at the station, detectives discovered that the three suspects had shipped four boxes via FedEx and USPS. The packages were located and held pending further investigation. According to CCPD, detectives obtained a search warrant and seized over 500 pills of Fentanyl and over 16 pounds of crystal methamphetamine.