MAGNA, Utah (ABC4 News) – A driver who tried to run from police during a routine traffic stop is now behind bars and facing multiple felony charges according to the Unified Police Department.
UPD says an officer pulled over a driver during a patrol Friday night in Magna for not having a license plate light. During the stop, the driver attempted to run away from the officer.
Police were able to catch up to the driver. During a search of the car, police found drugs, including marijuana and Xanax, and more than $1000 in cash.
The driver faces a list of charges including:
- Reckless driving
- Possession of a controlled substance
- Driving without a license, insurance and expired registration
- Possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia
- Reckless endangerment of a minor