LATHROP (CBS13) – A loaded gun, marijuana and large amounts of cash were located inside of a car that crashed while a driver was doing donuts overnight in Lathrop, authorities said on Sunday.

Jose Mario Gonzalez, 38, was booked into the San Joaquin County Jail where he faces several firearm- and drug-related charges, according to Lathrop Police Services.

Gonzalez was a passenger in the vehicle and became trapped inside once the crash happened, police said. The gun, marijuana and cash were located in the car after Gonzalez was removed.

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A witness told law enforcement just after 2:15 a.m. on Sunday that the vehicle spun out and crashed in the 3800 block of Yosemite Avenue, just north of the Guthmiller Road exit of Highway 120.

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The driver of the vehicle fled the scene and police said Gonzalez did not provide information about the individual.


By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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