BERKELEY (BCN) — Police in Berkeley on Tuesday arrested a man and woman on suspicion of several crimes following a traffic stop.

On Tuesday at 11:07 p.m., an officer with the Berkeley Police Department noticed a vehicle with its headlights off and engine running that was stopped in the middle of 62nd Street just east of Martin Luther King Jr. Way.

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The officer drove up to the vehicle and contacted the occupants.

During the contact, the officer could smell alcohol and marijuana coming from within the vehicle, police said.

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The officer noticed a rear passenger had two open cans of beer, and when the officer searched the vehicle, the officer discovered a handgun, Xanax, a digital scale and more than three pounds of marijuana.

The driver of the vehicle, a 22-year-old man from San Gabriel, and the passenger, a 25-year-old woman from Alameda, were arrested on suspicion of carrying a concealed firearm, possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana for sale, police said.

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