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Traffic stop leads LCSO to finding stolen gun, drugs inside car

Posted at 4:03 PM, Jun 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-12 16:06:48-04

LEON COUNTY, Fla.  — A routine traffic stop led authorities to finding a stolen gun and methamphetamine inside a car in Leon County.

Jonathon Sanders, 33, was arrested by the Leon County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday.

On Tuesday afternoon during a routine traffic stop, deputies conducted a consented search of a vehicle on North Monroe Street and Graves Road. LCSO stated a driver and three passengers were in the vehicle.

Deputies found a stolen Smith & Wesson Shiel 9mm, along with 10.9 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Sanders is being charged with possession of narcotic equipment and the gun and drugs were confiscated.