390 pills, thousands in cash, guns found during downtown traffic stop

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A traffic stop in downtown Albuquerque led to police seizing drugs, cash, and weapons. APD stopped a car with an illegible license plate and modified muffler Thursday night near 3rd Street and Copper Avenue.


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The officer discovered the driver, Manuel Ulibarri, had misdemeanor warrants. When he was removed from the vehicle, police say Ulibarri was found to have 390 unknown pills, $10,000 in cash, an AK-47, and a semi-automatic handgun in his car.

He’s charged with distributing an imitation controlled substance and muffler modification. The state is asking he be held behind bars until trial.

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