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Police find drugs, $5,000 and firearms during traffic stop in Colorado Springs

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Posted at 9:09 PM, Jan 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-11 23:25:58-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Drugs, thousands of dollars and firearms are some of the things found inside a car in Colorado Springs Wednesday, according to police.

Police tried to stop a car after it had committed a minor traffic infraction near Hancock Expressway and South Chelton Road but the driver refused to stop, our ABC affiliate in Colorado Springs, KRDO-TV, reports.

Officers did not chase after the vehicle.

Several minutes passed and the car was found unoccupied by officers.

Inside, officers found approximately 2.5 pounds of methamphetamine, $5,000 worth in cash and three firearms. One of the guns had been reported as stolen, according to KRDO-TV, who also reported that officers also found an AK-47 with a high capacity drum magazine.

The driver remains at-large. 

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