A 25-year-old San Leandro man was arrested Thursday night after he was pulled over for a traffic violation and police allegedly found marijuana stuffed down his pants and a concealed, loaded handgun in his car, police said. The man, Matthew Langdon, was stopped by officers near Sybil Avenue at Grand Avenue at about 11 p.m. Thursday. The officer who approached Langdon’s vehicle allegedly immediately smelled marijuana wafting from the vehicle’s interior, according to police.
During a search of Langdon, the officer found the stash of drugs in the front of Langdon’s pants as well as more than $1,800 in cash in Langdon’s pants pocket, police said. The officer, during a search of the vehicle, allegedly uncovered additional marijuana under the driver’s seat, a digital scale and a gun cleaning kit. Police said that a .40 caliber Glock handgun was also found under the vehicle’s hood. Langdon was arrested on suspicion of sales of marijuana, transportation of marijuana, possession of a loaded firearm and possession of a concealed weapon. He was scheduled to be arraigned at the Hayward Hall of Justice at 2 p.m. Friday.
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