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Digital scale, marijuana found hidden in car during traffic stop

Metro police said the driver had a suspended license.
IMPD says they found marijuana in a car driven by a man wearing an ankle monitor Monday. (Photo: IMPD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Hiding illegal drugs might not prevent police from finding them.

That's the message to drug users from Indianapolis Metro Police.

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On Monday, officers pulled over a car on the southwest side after a traffic violation.

When officers approached the car, they immediately smelled marijuana coming from the car, a report said.

IMPD shared a photo of a bag of weed secreted in the dash inside a vent.

A digital scale was also recovered.

The driver was wearing an ankle monitor and had a suspended license.

He's facing charges.