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Suspected heroin trafficker arrested in Carpinteria

A man who sheriff’s detectives identified as a heroin trafficker was arrested Friday in Carpinteria.

Detectives from the Sheriff’s Special Investigations Bureau identified Kristopher Davis, 46, of Carpinteria as being a heroin trafficker operating in the city.

Further investigation identified Davis’ residence and vehicle.

On Friday, Sheriff’s detectives, personnel from the Compliance Response Team and Sheriff’s patrol deputies in Carpinteria served a search warrant on Davis’ residence in the 1000 block of Elm Avenue in Carpinteria.

Law enforcement officers found Davis in possession of 2.5 ounces of black tar heroin with a small amount of cocaine and methamphetamine packaged for narcotics sales.

Two stolen handguns, one unregistered handgun and two rifles were also located and seized.

Davis was arrested and booked into the Santa Barbara County Jail and faces possible charges for Possession of Narcotics for Sale, being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, being a Narcotics Addict in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Stolen Firearms and Possession of High Capacity Magazines.

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