Two arrested on drug and theft charges in Pueblo

William Whitebear and Julian Trujillo / Pueblo Police Department
William Whitebear and Julian Trujillo / Pueblo Police Department

PUEBLO, Colo. — Two people are facing drug and theft charges after they were pulled over in Pueblo Sunday night, according to police.

Police said around 11:30 p.m., officers stopped a suspicious SUV in the area of Orman Avenue and Lake Avenue. They arrested the driver, 31-year-old William Whitebear. The passenger, 33-year-old Julian Trujillo, lied to officers about his name and then ran away, but was arrested a short time later, according to police.

Police searched the car and found a baggie of meth and three handguns, two of which had been reported stolen.

Both suspects are facing drug, weapons, and theft charges.

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