MORGAN HILL (CBS SF) — A 45-year-old Alaska man has been arrested after a Morgan Hill traffic stop led to the seizure of illegal firearms and bags filled with 44 pounds of marijuana, authorities announced Monday.
Morgan Hill Police said William Regallo has been booked into the Santa Clara Main Jail on DUI, possession of illegal drugs for sales, felon in possession of a firearm and multiple illegal weapons violations.READ MORE: 'No Sideshow Zone;' Antioch Unveils Prevention, Enforcement Action Against Planned 'Rideout' Event
On May 5, officers pulled Regallo over when they suspected he was driving under the influence near the intersection of Monterey and Jarvis.READ MORE: Jefferson Award Winner Aims To Bridge Digital Divide Among Bay Area High School Students
During a search of his vehicle, officers located a large sum of cash. The officers determined Regallo was possibly engaged in illegal activity and he was coming from a nearby storage facility.
They obtained a search warrant for the storage facility.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Suspect Arrested After 94-Year-Old Asian Woman Stabbed In San Francisco's Tenderloin Neighborhood
Once inside the storage unit, officers located approximately 44 pounds of marijuana, a large amount of ammunition and 7 illegal firearms.