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January 18, 2013
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Traffic stop leads to arrest of duo from California

When a Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper working his route on Interstate 80 in Fernley pulled over the red Ford Escort, it was for a simple registration violation Wednesday morning. When the trooper saw the steering column was broken apart, he may have suspected something was a bit off. When the driver gave a false name and could not produce a driver's license, it was time to make an arrest, according to NHP.

The trooper arrested Andrew Cook, 23, of Anderson, Calif. and his passenger, Amber Cecil, 19, also from Anderson.

By the time the trooper had handcuffed Cook, the station …

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