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Police find stolen pistol, oxycodone pills hidden in vehicle during Detroit traffic stop

Open intoxicants also in vehicle, police say

DETROIT – Police found a stolen gun, pills and cash hidden in a vehicle during a traffic stop Thursday in Detroit.

Police said Michigan State Police troopers saw open intoxicants in the vehicle when it was stopped for a traffic violation.

While searching the vehicle, police found a bag of pills under the center console and noticed the wrong screws were holding the console together.

In a hidden compartment of the console, police found a stolen pistol, two bags with 99 oxycodone pills and $2,050.

Police said the driver is a felon who had a suspended license and a warrant for his arrest.


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