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Man arrested after Columbia police find marijuana, methamphetamine in his car

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia police arrested Matthew Hoppe early Wednesday morning after officers conducted a traffic stop on Highway 63 North in reference to registration that did not match a vehicle. 

Police made contact with Hoppe, the driver, and determined that his license was revoked. 

A K-9 unit was on scene and determined there were illegal drugs in the car. Officers searched the vehicle and found methamphetamine, marijuana, a tool used to consume illegal narcotics, a scale and a grinder with marijuana inside. 

Hoppe faces possible charges of possession of a controlled substance, operating a motor vehicle on a highway while license revoked and possession of drug paraphernalia. 


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