Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Arrest on Murphys Grade Road

      According to the Angels Camp Police Department, on October 4, 2017 at approximately 6:30 PM an officer was on  patrol when he observed a vehicle with a modified and illegible front license plate.

   The office stopped the vehicle near the intersection of Murphys Grade Rad and Rolleri Bypass Rad and a records check revealed that the driver of the vehicle is on searchable probation out of Stanislaus County.

   Prior to the probation search the driver admitted that there was a loaded firearm in the vehicle that he was carrying for his protection. 

   A subsequent probation search revealed a loaded 40 caliber pistol, laded with 15 rounds of ammunition, as well as approximately one (1) pound of crystal methamphetamine in a plastic one
gallon zip lock bag

     The pistol was contained inside of a bag on the front passenger seat and the methamphetamine was inside of a paper bag behind the front passenger seat.

   Martin Lorenzo, Jr. a 46 year old Modesto resident, was arrested for charges related to transporting a controlled substance for sale, possession of narcotics while armed and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

   Lorenzo was booked into the Calaveras County Jail and the vehicle was towed to the Angels Camp Police Department for further processing.

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