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Traffic stop for headlights off nets passenger arrest
Alexander Jones
Alexander Jones

A 33-year-old Oakdale man riding in a car stopped by Ceres Police for not having headlights turned on was arrested Thursday evening for an arrest warrant.

At 9:52 p.m., Officer Brian Chandler conducted the stop on Richland Avenue near Hatch Road after seeing the vehicle traveling with its headlights and taillights off. 

A rear seat passenger, Alexander Jones, 33, of Oakdale, had an outstanding warrant for his arrest issued by Oakdale PD. Jones was also on probation for possession of a dirk/dagger. 

During a search, a large dagger and drug paraphernalia were found in Jones’ backpack. He was charged with carrying a concealed dagger, possession of drug paraphernalia, probation violation and the warrant.