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Man Caught With Drugs at The Summit on Highway 17 in Los Gatos

Santa Cruz resident faces felony and misdemeanor charges for possession of controlled substances.

A Santa Clara County sheriff's patrol car. Photo by Sheila Sanchez
A Santa Clara County sheriff's patrol car. Photo by Sheila Sanchez
A 41-year-old man was caught with drugs after Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies conducted a vehicle stop in October at Summit Road on Highway 17 in Los Gatos.

Eric Hamlin, of Santa Cruz, was arrested at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 and charged with two health and safety code violations for carrying illegal narcotics on his person.

Hamlin was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, according to a sheriff's arrest report.

Hamlin, who is listed as unemployed in the arrest report, was booked into Santa Clara County Jail and his bail was set at $11,000.

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Jeremy Barousse December 02, 2013 at 06:10 PM
These checkpoints have proved to be very useful. I hope Mr. Hamlin seeks some help for his addiction, very sad.

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