RANCHO CUCAMONGA – Two men were arrested on Tuesday night after they were found to be in possession of a firearm and drugs at the Lomita Courts Apartments in Alta Loma. At around 8:45 p.m. a deputy made contact men, 41-year-old Brendan Burlace of La Verne and 30-year-old Mohamed Nabhan of Rancho Cucamonga.
The two were inside the vehicle and when contact was made, Burlace told the deputy that he had something illegal on him. After searching him the deputy found methamphetamine, heroin, and two airsoft pistols. Additional deputies responded to the location to assist with the investigation.
A search of suspect Nabhan revealed oxycodone in baggies, over $900 and a stolen loaded handgun. The gun was found to be stolen out of Los Angeles County. After further search of the vehicle, a hidden compartment was found to have heroin and other prescription medication.
The suspects were both arrested and booked into the West Valley Detention Center. Both were booked for the possession of narcotics, Nabhan’s charges also include the possession of the stolen firearm. Burlace is being held in lieu of $25,000 bail while Nabhan’s bail is set at $50,000.
Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department (909) 477-2800. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.
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