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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

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Posted at 2:58 PM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-20 17:58:18-04

TEHACHAPI, Calif. — On April 19, at about 9:00 p.m., deputies assigned to the Tehachapi Substation conducted a traffic stop on the 14000 block of Tehachapi Blvd. on a silver-colored Saturn station wagon for a vehicle code violation.

During the traffic stop, deputies saw the front passenger was attempting to conceal a large clear bag containing suspected methamphetamine in his hands.

The total weight of the suspected drugs was approximately 8 ounces.

The driver, 51-year-old Kathryn Sadler, and the passenger, 40-year-old Bobby Finklea, were both arrested on felony charges and booked into the Central Receiving Facility.