UPDATED: Covina man accused of driving through Azusa with guns, other weapons

AZUSA — Police jailed a Covina man early Sunday after he was pulled over in Azusa while driving around with two loaded handguns, metal knuckles and a switchblade knife, authorities said.
Cameron Phillip Villalpando, 22, was booked on suspicion of misdemeanor illegal possession of the weapons and released with a citation, according to Los Angeles County booking records and a written statement issued by Azusa police.
A police officer spotted a pickup truck speeding about 1:40 a.m. and pulled it over at First Street and Cerritos Avenue, Azusa police Cpl. Robert Landeros said.
“During the traffic stop, officer on scene discovered that the subject was armed with two concealed, loaded handguns,” the corporal said. “Further investigation resulted in the discovery of composite knuckles, metal knuckles and a switchblade knife.”
Police were puzzled as to why Villalpando, who had no criminal history, was carrying the weaponry inside his black, 2001 Ford F-150 pickup truck, Sgt. Randy Schmidt said. The sergeant added that Villalpando was carrying the two handguns on his person.
Following booking, he was released with a court date about 6 a.m., records show.

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