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Oxnard man busted for meth, loaded rifles outside Fillmore bar

A map indicates the area near the 200 block of A Street in Fillmore where authorities arrested Rodrigo Jasso Ortiz, 36, of Oxnard after he was found to be in possession of two loaded rifles and methamphetamine Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. (Google maps)

September 29, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 36-year-old Oxnard man was arrested for possessing two loaded rifles and an ounce of methamphetamine Friday.

Rodrigo Jasso Ortiz was arrested in the parking lot of the Sespe Saloon located on the 200 block of A Street in Fillmore around 10 p.m.

A law enforcement official performing a bar check contacted Ortiz as he was sitting in his vehicle and discovered the loaded rifle on the seat next to him.

During the later investigation, a second loaded rifle was found under Ortiz's seat along with an ounce of methamphetamine packaged for sale.

Ortiz was arrested for several weapon and drug charges and booked into the Ventura County Jail. Authorities said the methamphetamine seized had an approximate street value of $2,800.