CAPITOLA—Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputies on Monday arrested a man during a traffic stop in the area of 40th Avenue and Clares Street after they found two loaded handguns, pills, more than two pounds of marijuana, a scale and other cannabis products in his vehicle.
Malakai Veikoso was charged with carrying a loaded handed gun, possession of a controlled substance and unlawful transport/sale of marijuana. He was booked into Santa Cruz County Jail, but was not in custody Tuesday afternoon, jail records showed.
Deputies stopped a car for a vehicle violation.
The guns were not registered to Veikoso, authorities said.