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Police: Loaded gun, meth and cocaine found in vehicle, man arrested

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded Tuesday to a business regarding a theft of a wallet.

The sheriff’s office said Richard Thomas was arrested for an outstanding Marion County probation warrant and a vehicle associated with Thomas was impounded at the sheriff’s office.

During a search of the vehicle, authorities said they recovered a loaded firearm, approximately 25 grams of cocaine, approximately 5 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

The sheriff’s office said the matter is still under investigation and will be forwarded to the Marion County Prosecuting Attorney for prosecution.

Zachary Voss

Zachary Voss is the Assignment Editor at WGEM.

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