Arrest warrant leads Warner Robins police to stolen vehicle, drugs

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A man faces several charges after being arrested Tuesday morning.

Warner Robins Police say an officer noticed a stolen car while serving an arrest warrant at a home in the 200 block of Ward Street just before 8:45.

The man, 38-year-old Joshua Isaiah Ruiz, was sleeping inside the car.

The officer detained Ruiz. A search of Ruiz revealed a handgun in his waistband. Officers found more than 70 grams of methamphetamine and 86 grams of an “unknown controlled substance” inside the car.

Ruiz is charged with theft by receiving stolen property, possession of tools for commission of a crime, possession with intent to distribute drugs within 1000 feet of a school, trafficking methamphetamine, possession of a firearm in a commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Police say Ruiz was also in violation of his probation.

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