Antioch Police Use K-9 Unit to Assist in Drug Arrest Yielding Assault Weapon, Methamphetamine

Police in Antioch on Saturday arrested a 35-year-old man after a traffic stop led to the discovery of an assault weapon and 56 grams of methamphetamine, officials said.

The suspect, a convicted felon from Oakley, was pulled over for a traffic violation when an officer smelled burning marijuana and spotted a tactical vest in the vehicle, according to police.

The officer subsequently located in the suspect’s possession the assault weapon and, with the help of a K-9 unit, the methamphetamine, police said.

The suspect was taken into custody and booked into the Martinez Detention Center.

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