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Two Arrested On Drug Charges In Sonora

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Two men were arrested early this morning on Lime Kiln Road in Sonora when drugs and paraphernalia were found in their vehicle.

Tuolumne County Sheriff´s Deputies reported stopping a vehicle for a defective headlight. When the silver sedan was pulled over, the deputy reported the driver, Roger Lee Perkins had his license revoked. The passenger, Matthew Aaron Mathers was found to have a warrant for a parole violation. When the deputy searched the driver, a small bag of marijuana and a ceramic pipe were found.

A further search of the vehicle turned up a scale and a pouch with another pipe and two bags of a white substance and another containing a black, tar-like substance. One of the bags containing the white powder turned out to be a possible cutting agent, while the other contained methamphetamine. The black tar substance was identified as Hashish. Both men were arrested and booked for possession of narcotics.