Sheriff’s Office: Firearms, ammo, and counterfeit money discovered during traffic stop
Originally published 6-24-21 via Facebook
by the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office:
“On 6-24-21 at about 0048 hours, a Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Deputy conducted a traffic stop for a moving violation near the Chevron gas station in Valley Springs.
A records check of the driver, identified as Michael Rios (age 34 of Tracy), revealed a misdemeanor bench warrant for violation of a court order with $30,000 bail. Rios was arrested for the outstanding warrant and drug paraphernalia was found on his person during search incident to arrest.
Additionally, several firearms, various ammunition and several counterfeit bills were located during a search of his vehicle.
Rios was booked in to the Calaveras County Jail on various charges including possession of paraphernalia-11364H&S, possession of controlled substance-11377(a)H&S, felon in possession of firearm-29800(a)PC, felon in possession of ammunition-30305(a)(1)PC, and possession of counterfeit money-476PC with $115,000 bail.”