STOCKTON (CBS13) — Authorities say they have seized nearly a pound of methamphetamine and over $18,000 in cash after a traffic stop in Stockton on Monday afternoon.
The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office says, just after 3 p.m., deputies pulled over a car near Park and Union streets for a traffic infraction. A deputy who went up to talk with the people inside soon spotted a glass pipe in plain view.READ MORE: Man Found Clinging Under Tower Bridge Piling Rescued
Both people inside the car turned out to be felons, deputies say, with the driver being on searchable Post Release Community Supervision.READ MORE: Disguised On DoorDash? Several Chain Restaurants Marketing Food Under Different Names
A search was then done of the car – with deputies finding almost a pound of meth, a gun that had been reported stolen, several hundred poker chips, and over $18,000 in cash.
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Deputies arrested both people, 33-year-old Hector Hernandez and 32-year-old Sophia Christine Walker. The pair are facing numerous felony drug and gun charges.