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Loaded Handgun and Ex-felon

A loaded handgun was found in possession of an ex-felon following a traffic stop where the officer recognized the driver. Wednesday afternoon a Grass Valley CHP officer was on patrol on McKnight Way near Highway 49 when he was passed by a vehicle that was being driven by a subject the officer knew to not have a valid driver’s license. Officer Greg Tassone says the vehicle made a quick maneuver turning into a parking lot. The officer turned around to follow the vehicle.*

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The officer made contact and identified the driver as Kevin Saso and confirmed his license was suspended. At that time Saso was searched and discovered a number of issues.

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Saso was also found to be in possession of a variety of prescription drugs for which he did not have a prescription and a quantity of marijuana. While speaking with Saso it was also determined he may be under the influence of a controlled substance.
Upon further investigation it was determined the gun did not belong to him.

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Kevin Saso was booked into the Wayne Brown Correctional facility for DUI, possession of a concealed firearm, ex-felon with a gun, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of stolen goods.

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