Methamphetamine operation leads to arrest of local man
By Ventura County Sheriff Department — Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
Carlos Beltran, Fillmore, 36 of Fillmore, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine for sale.
Sheriff’s narcotics detectives completed a 7 month narcotics investigation with the arrest of Carlos Beltran of Fillmore for possession of methamphetamine for sale.
In June, 2013, Sheriff’s narcotics detectives received information of a large scale methamphetamine dealer operating in the City of Fillmore. In association with the local office of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, detectives identified Carlos Beltran as a person involved in the methamphetamine sales. During the investigation, it was discovered Beltran was bringing methamphetamine directly from Mexico to sell in Ventura County.
On January 30,2014, investigators from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, Oxnard Police Department and the DEA, served a signed search warrant at Beltran’s residence in the 1100 block of Ventura St, Fillmore. At that time, detectives located 3 pounds of methamphetamine. Beltran was taken into custody for possession of methamphetamine for sale and booked into the Sheriff’s Main Jail.
The methamphetamine had an estimated street value of approximately $81,720.00.
Nature of Incident: Narcotics Arrest