Calaveras Deputies Discover Meth Following Traffic Stop
San Andreas, CA — A Vallecito man on probation is facing new charges after a traffic stop by Calaveras County Sheriff´s deputies Sunday.
Investigators say 21-year-old James Whorton was pulled over on Highway 4 in Copperopolis for an expired registration.
Deputies found that Whorton was driving with a suspended license and was on felony probation for a burglary charge.
A report says 20-year-old Samuel Cocks of Angels Camp was a passenger in the vehicle.
Deputies say a search of the vehicle turned up about two and a half grams of methamphetamine, scales and an undisclosed amount of cash.
The two were booked on felony drug charges at Calaveras County Jail.
Whorton´s bail was set at $53,000.
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