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Police: Pills, guns found in car after traffic stop

A Columbia man is out of jail after being arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs and weapons.

According to police, an officer conducted a traffic stop of a black Infinity for running a red light.

Police say the car was slow to stop and a person from the backseat got out and ran from the scene.

When officers approached the driver, Drevonte Robinson, they said they could immediately smell marijuana coming from the car.

One of the officers claimed he could also see a handgun in the backseat where the passenger had been.

After searching Robinson, police say they found a pistol in the front of his pants and eight Alprazolam pills in his pocket. Alprazolam is used to treat anxiety.

Robinson was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of weapons.

At last check, he was not charged for this arrest. He has a previous conviction for resisting arrest in 2014.

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