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Simi Valley Police Department
Friday February 22nd, 2019 :: 04:05 a.m. PST


Contact with Suspicious Subject Yields Drugs and a Firearm

On 2/22/19 at approximately 1:17 AM, a patrol officer from the Simi Valley Police Department noticed a suspicious subject rummaging through a vehicle next to the Shell Gas Station located near Yosemite Ave. and SR 118. The subject was contacted and identified as Cody Sanford (10-8-98). Sanford stated the vehicle belonged to a friend of his who let him borrow it. During the contact, Sanford admitted to having a pipe used to smoke methamphetamine and the subsequent investigation revealed that he was on probation. During a search of the vehicle a significant quantity of Methamphetamine, Heroin and Marijuana was recoved. A loaded 9mm pistol was also found to be concealed on his person. Sanford was placed under arrest and subsequently booked for, "Possession of narcotics for sale", "Possession of Narcotics while in possession of a firearm" and "Possession of a concealed firearm".

The Simi Valley Police Department would like to remind its citizens that YOU are the EYES and EARS of your community. You play a critical role in preventing crime by taking note of what people are doing and then deciding if it is suspicious in nature or not. If you see something suspicious, don't hesitate to call the Simi Valley Police Dept. at 805-583-6950 or if it's an emergency, dial 911.

Simi Valley Police Department
3901 Alamo St
Simi Valley, CA 93063

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-583-6950

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