Uber driver arrested in Costa Mesa with drugs, knife, police say

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An Uber driver who was driving three female passengers in Orange County was stopped and arrested early Monday after police say they found drugs and a knife on him. (Costa Mesa PD)

An Uber driver who was driving three female passengers in Orange County was stopped and arrested early Monday after police say they found drugs and a knife on him.

Ramon Iribe, 23, was pulled over by Costa Mesa police on a traffic stop at 2:30 a.m. in the 400 block of Fair Drive. The officer discovered Iribe had an outstanding arrest warrant.

He was arrested and officers say they also found a concealed knife, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia and several Xanax bars.

The three women he was driving in his 2013 Nissan Maxima were released without incident.

Iribe, a Corona resident, was later booked at Orange County Jail in Santa Ana and was being held on $35,000 bail.
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