MURRIETA (CBS) — Officers making a routine traffic stop Thursday arrested a Murrieta man after they allegedly found methamphetamine and a large amount of money in his car, according to authorities.
Ramon Olmeda Jr., 33, was arrested for suspicion of possessing methamphetamine for sale, according to a sheriff’s department news release.
Officers stopped Olmeda’s silver Nissan Frontier in the 27600 block of Jefferson Avenue in Temecula for a vehicle code violation.
Olmeda consented to a search of his vehicle, and officers discovered 29.2 grams of meth and about $2,300 in cash, the release said.
During a subsequent investigation at Olmeda’s residence in the 33800 block of Nightingale Avenue in Murrieta, an additional 34.7 grams of meth and about another $600 in cash was also found, according to the report.
Olmeda was booked into the Southwest Detention Center in Murrieta.
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