ORO GRANDE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A 40-year-old convicted felon from Oro Grande out on probation is back in jail after police found him with a loaded firearm and meth, officials said.
Erik Palmer was taken into custody just before midnight on July 5, 2020, when a deputy conducted a vehicle check in the area of N. California Street and Nolan Street in Muscoy, CA.
According to a sheriff’s news release, deputies contacted Palmer who was a convicted felon and on felony probation for assault with a deadly weapon.
“Deputies observed Palmer had two clear plastic baggies containing suspected methamphetamine on his lap. Palmer was detained and during a search of his person, deputies located a loaded 9mm Glock19 firearm containing a 10-round loaded magazine,” stated the release.
Palmer was arrested for P.C. 19800(a)(1) Felon in Possession of a Firearm, H.S. 11370.1(a) Possession of a Controlled Substance while armed.
According to jail records, Palmer is scheduled for arraignment in a San Bernardino Superior courtroom on July 15, 2020.
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