Man arrested after police find 250 ecstasy pills and a gun in his car

Belmont police released this photo of the items they said they found in the car of Victor Pabalate, 24, of Hayward, during a car stop on Nov. 8.

Daily Post Staff Writer

A man was arrested in Belmont after it was discovered that he had $9,800 worth of ecstasy pills in his car, police said.

Victor Pabalate, 24, of Hayward
Victor Pabalate, 24, of Hayward

Victor Pabalate, 24, of Hayward, was pulled over on Thursday (Nov. 8) around 11:50 p.m. after a traffic violation, according to Capt. Pat Halleran.

Police discovered that Pabalate had an outstanding warrant and was arrested. During a search of Pabalate’s car, officers found over 250 ecstasy pills, estimated to cost about $9,800, about $1,100 in cash, and a gun, said Halleran.

Pabalate was booked into jail for suspicion of possession of drugs for sale and an outstanding warrant. He is in jail in lieu of $25,000 and is expected to be in court on Wednesday (Nov. 14).