A man arrested on suspicion of selling narcotics also had a loaded handgun in his car, according to Lodi police.
Robert Wiles of Lodi was driving his Honda Civic on Saturday when he was stopped for a moving violation at the intersection of Kettleman Lane and Hutchins Street, Lt. Bill Alexander said.
According to Alexander, the officer determined Wiles, 36, had an outstanding warrant, and searched his car.
The search turned up more than half an ounce of methamphetamine and a loaded handgun, Alexander said. Wiles was arrested on charges of narcotics sales and transportation, possession of a stolen firearm and being an ex-felon in possession of a loaded firearm.