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Man on felony probation arrested after vehicle search 

Brandon Michael Loewen

Brandon Michael Loewen.

Search yielded unserialized handgun, one ounce of suspected methamphetamine

-Last Thursday, a Paso Robles Police Department officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Brandon Michael Loewen. Loewen was the only occupant of the vehicle and was found to be on felony probation with search terms.

During a search of Loewen’s vehicle, an officer located a loaded, 80-percent manufactured, unserialized Glock style handgun. The officer continued searching the vehicle and located a digital scale and approximately 1 ounce of suspected methamphetamine under the gear shifting dial.

Loewen was placed under arrest and booked at the San Luis Obispo County Jail on charges of:

  • Felon in possession of a firearm.
  • Possession of a loaded firearm with intent to commit a felony.
  • Possession of an unregistered firearm.
  • Possession of a controlled substance for sale.
  • Transportation of a controlled substance for sale.
  • Possession of a controlled substance while armed with a firearm.
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Violation of Post Release Community Supervision


PRPD posted about the incident on their Facebook page:



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