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Copperopolis Traffic Stop Leads To Felony Charges

Copperopolis, CA — A Copperopolis man is facing several charges after a traffic stop yesterday.

Calaveras County Sheriff´s Deputies say 48-year-old Gary Santos was stopped last night for an equipment violation.

He was also found to be driving with a suspended license. Deputies say during an inventory of the vehicle prior to being towed, a plastic bag containing methamphetamine was found on the seat.

Santos was arrested and booked on charges of possession of a controlled substance and driving with a suspended drivers license.

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