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Police arrest Monterey man for illegal possession of narcotics and firearm

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MONTEREY, Calif. (KION) Monterey Police arrested a 41-year-old man in a traffic stop at Fremont and Camino Aguajito. According to the police, he didn't have a valid driver's license and was on Post Release Community Supervision for selling drugs.

Part of the terms of his release was to allow officers to search his car. They found a meth pipe, digitial scale, plastic bags, and around 25 grams of methamphetamine along with a loaded handgun.

Police arrested the man for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, having a gun that wasn't his, concealing it in his car, and having it loaded while also possessing drugs and other narcotics-related items for sale. He was booked into Monterey County Jail with $45,000 bail.

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Melody Waintal

Melody Waintal is the Digital Content Reporter at KION News Channel 5/46.

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