Written by AARON CASTREJON
POMONA - Officers working a gang operation arrested a man found with drugs, a weapon and open alcohol containers in his vehicle, police said.
West Covina man Derrick Miller, 34, was approached by officers at Loranne Avenue and Monterey Avenue around 10:18 p.m. Officers believed Miller’s presence suspicious, Pomona Police said.
“Miller was in possession of multiple open containers of alcohol. A search of his car revealed a loaded .380 handgun. Also in the car were thirteen ecstasy pills,” Pomona Police said in a written statement. “Miller admitted to ownership of the handgun and the street drugs. Miller was found to be a convicted felon as well.”
Miller was booked on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance with a firearm, being a felon in possession of a firearm, being a felon in possession of ammunition and carrying a loaded firearm.