November 10, 2022
Contact: Ted Asregadoo, Public Information Officer, 925-957-8638
Former Pittsburg Police Officer Charged with Illegal Assault Weapon Sales and Possession
Martinez, Calif. – A former officer with the Pittsburg Police Department faces a four-count complaint for illegal assault weapon sales and the possession of illegal assault weapons.
The Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office filed charges today against Armando Montalvo. Montalvo is charged with two counts of violating PC30600 for the manufacture, distribution, sale, or transport of an assault weapon. He also faces a two-count charge for violating PC30605 (the possession of assault weapons). The first offenses occurred on November 13, 2019, and the second on November 16, 2019, in Contra Costa County. At the time, Montalvo was employed as a peace officer with the Pittsburg Police Department.
He resigned from the Pittsburg Police Department on July 8, 2022. Currently, there’s a warrant issued for his arrest.
The Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office will not be making any further comments on this case as it’s part of an ongoing criminal investigation.
013-1054989 | The People of the State of California vs. Montalvo, Armando