Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- Authorities seized a so-called "ghost gun" and suspected drugs during a traffic stop in Rochester Wednesday night. 

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That’s according to Rochester Police Department Communications Coordinator Amanda Grayson. Police pulled over the vehicle around 11 p.m. 

The traffic stop occurred at the intersection of 8 ½ St. and 16th Ave. Southeast, the police report says. 

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While speaking with the driver, identified as 20-year-old Cesar Rivera Quevedo, officers spotted what the report describes as “live ammunition” on the car’s floor, police say. 

Quevedo. Olmsted County ADC
Quevedo. Olmsted County ADC

Police then conducted a search of the vehicle the Dodge Center man was driving and discovered a gun that did not have a serial number, additional ammunition and an unspecified amount of suspected Xanax pills, Grayson said. 

TSM photo by Aaron Galloway. Stock image
TSM photo by Aaron Galloway. Stock image

Jail records indicate  Quevedo was booked into the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center around 12:15 Thursday morning. 

Grayson says he could face charges of possession of a firearm without a serial number, possession of a firearm without a permit and controlled substance possession.

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