LINCOLN (CBS13) — Deputies say they have arrested a man in Lincoln who was allegedly found with hundreds of pills of drugs and a loaded handgun.
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says, late Saturday night, a deputy pulled over a car along North Foothills and Sunset boulevards. Exactly what prompted the traffic stop is unclear.READ MORE: Suspect In November 2020 Sacramento County Apartment Shooting That Left 2 Dead Arrested In Las Vegas
After talking with the driver, identified as 36-year-old Stockton resident Dillon Smith, deputies searched his car and quickly discovered illicit drugs in a satchel that was on the passenger seat. In total, deputies say 695 Alprazolam pills, a baggie of heroin and a baggie of meth were discovered.READ MORE: Chase Ends In Deputy-Involved Shooting Near Modesto, 2 People Taken To Hospital
A loaded Glock pistol and a large amount of cash were also discovered, deputies say.
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Smith has been arrested and is now facing several drugs and firearm possession charges.