College Place Police (College Place PD Facebook)
College Place Police (College Place PD Facebook)

A routine traffic stop Sunday night in College Place, just outside of Walla Walla, netted the arrest of a suspect with a long criminal history.

 Man previously had 8 Felony convictions

Around 10:38 PM, a College Place Police officer on patrol stopped a car because it had no rear taillights.

The officer learned a passenger in the back seat, identified as 30-year-old Miguel A. Reyes of Walla Walla, had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The officer recognized Reyes from wanted police bulletins.

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His current charge was from the Department of Corrections violation. A search of the vehicle turned up evidence of drugs and paraphernalia, leading to probable cause for a search warrant. According to the College Place PD, they found:

 "31 fentanyl pills, methamphetamine, and various other forms of drug paraphernalia."

A gun was also located, and because of its proximity to Reyes, he was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Reyes has 8 previous convictions, the most recent also being felony possession of a gun. He is now in the Walla Walla County Jail.

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