Meth, Cash, Replica Guns Found in Man's Vehicle in Santa Cruz: Police

A 61-year-old Felton resident on Friday was booked into jail on multiple charges after Santa Cruz police found him to be in possession of methamphetamine, about $1,000 in cash, two replica guns and other items, according to police.

Leo Beus was booked into the county jail for possession of methamphetamine for fales, a probation violation and other misdemeanor charges, according to Santa Cruz police.

Before the arrest, citizens had reported drug activity occurring in the eastern portion of Santa Cruz, according to police.

Dispatched officers eventually found a suspicious vehicle stationed along the 800 block of Water Street, and Beus was found inside, police said.

Police realized that Beus was on probation from another case tied to Santa Cruz County before searching his vehicle. They found more than one ounce of methamphetamine, a police scanner, cash, digital scales and the two replica firearms.

Santa Cruz police took to Facebook to thank the public for reporting the suspicious activity. 

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