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Modesto Man Arrested In Murphys

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Murphys, CA– A Modesto man faces several charges after an enforcement stop Thursday.

Calaveras County officials say 55-year-old Danny Morrison was stopped for a non operable rear license plate lamp on Highway 4 and Laurence Street in Murphys. Morrison was driving without a driver´s license and had a valid Tuolumne County misdemeanor warrant.

During the search of the vehicle, a baseball bat, burglary tools, an ounce of marijuana and over $4,800 in cash were found. The bat was in the passenger seat of the vehicle, in reach of Morrison.

Morrison was booked for possession of a deadly weapon, possession of marijuana for sales, transportation of marijuana, possession of burglary tools, and driving without a driver´s license. He is being held on $70,000 bail and awaits arraignment.

Written by Alisha.cruz