Known Drug Dealer Arrested
updated: Sep 28, 2012, 9:01 AM
Source: Santa Barbara Police Department
At 2245 hrs, 9-27-2012, Santa Barbara Police Officer Tom Eccles was patrolling in the 300 block of
North Milpas St. when he observed a subject committing a jaywalking violation. The subject, wearing
dark colored knit gloves, a black shirt and dark colored pants was detained for the vehicle code violation
and identified as Christian Ariel Hernandez, 19 years old of Goleta. Hernandez, an Eastside gang
associate, was asked if he had any weapons on his person and he indicated that he did. Hernandez was
found to be in possession of a dagger in his pants pocket. When arrested for the violation, Hernandez
was also found to be in possession of two bags of marijuana and a scale. Hernandez was arrested for
possession of marijuana for sale and possession of a concealed dagger.
Hernandez is the same subject arrested on 8-27-12 near the Santa Barbara High School for possession
of marijuana for sale, cocaine, and armed with a knife. In that case he was also in possession of a scale.
Hernandez had been out of custody on his own recognizance pending a court hearing.
Hernandez was booked into the Santa Barbara County Jail for possession of marijuana for sale and
possession of a concealed dagger.
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