Deputies did a search of the car and found drugs, ammunition and a loaded firearm. They also conducted a probation search at the home where both Ruiz and Carbajal live and found more drugs and ammunition. During the search, two other people on probation were at the home and were arrested on drug related charges.
Ruiz was taken to jail and now faces charges of felony evading, firearms, and drug sales.
If you have any information on criminal activity occurring anywhere in the Monterey County area, please contact the SMCVSC, Sgt Brian Pickens at (408)422-5197 or Deputy Nicolas Kennedy at (805)391-1162. Any and all information provided will remain confidential.