Alvarado and Ocampo. File photo

On Thursday, April 15 4:55 p.m.

On Crime Impact Team (CIT) Officers initiated a traffic stop on the 1600 block of Lincoln Blvd., regarding a vehicle with expired tags. The driver and one passenger of the vehicle admitted to being on probation and advised that a used hypodermic needle would be found in the center console. A search of the vehicle and the individuals found recently purchased merchandise, along with various EDD cards and social security information for numerous individuals. CIT Officers also found a bag of heroin in the individuals’ possession. Sergio Alvarado and Bryant Loza Ocampo were arrested for 484(e)a PC, 484(e)b PC, 484(e)d PC, 530.5(a) PC (all charges pertaining to fraud and identity theft), and 11364.1(a) H&S – Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and 11350(a) H&S – Possession of a Controlled Substance.