Santa Rosa man on probation suspected of possessing stolen car

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A 28-year-old Santa Rosa man faces four felony counts and a misdemeanor drug offense after Healdsburg police arrested him Wednesday night on suspicion of possessing a car reported stolen earlier in the day.

Stephen Benigno Salazar was spotted behind the wheel of a 2000 Pontiac Sunfire by an officer heading the opposite direction on Healdsburg Avenue.

The officer pulled Salazar over shortly after 10:15 p.m. and discovered drug paraphernalia and syringes loaded with methamphetamine in the car, a Healdsburg police dispatcher said.

In addition to the stolen vehicle charge, Salazar was arrested on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor, and violation of the terms of his probation for prior felony convictions of child endangerment and taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent, police said.

He was booked into Sonoma County Jail, where he was held without bail.

You can reach Staff Writer Kevin Fixler at 707-521-5336 or kevin.fixler@pressdemocrat.com. On Twitter @kfixler.

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