Hemet Police discover hard drugs after traffic stop

Local man on community release taken back to jail

Hemet Police
Police confiscated a half pound of meth, 50 grams of heroin, and a wad of cash following a traffic stop on Palm Avenue a week ago Wednesday.

a�� By Chris Smith / Advisory Editor

Police arrested a 52-year-old Hemet man on drug charges last week and confiscated a sizable stash of methamphetamine and heroin.

Hemet Police
Joseph Navas, 52, arrested on suspicion of illegally possessing meth and heroin.

Arrested and jailed on suspicion of drug and parole-related offenses was Joseph Navas, a resident of Hemet, according to Hemet Police Lt. Nate Miller.
Police were patrolling in the 400 block of N. Palm Avenue on Wednesday night, Feb. 20, when they stopped a vehicle for a suspected traffic violation, Miller said in a statement. Three individuals were inside the vehicle, and when officers did a records check, they found that Navas was on a�?post-release community supervisiona�? (PRCS) as a result of Californiaa��s Assembly Bill 109 – prisoner realignment.
When police searched the vehicle, they found baggies containing a total of a half pound of methamphetamine and more than 50 grams of street-level heroin, which they confiscated, according to Miller.
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