Martinez man arrested for gun and drug possession

MARTINEZ (KRON) —  An Antioch man was arrested on suspicion of drug and gun violations early this morning during a traffic stop in Martinez, according to police.

Around 12:30 a.m. officers stopped Troy Matthews in the 3500 block of Pacheco Boulevard.

Matthews was allegedly found to be in possession of a loaded pistol with the serial number removed.

He was also allegedly carrying more than 6 grams of methamphetamine and $1,500 cash. Officers also seized the man’s cellphone, according to police.

Matthews was booked into jail on $240,000 bail.

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