An ex-felon is in jail after Sparks police found a gun and narcotics in his car early Saturday morning.
According to Sparks police, officers noticed a car with stolen license plates driving in the Sparks area. After first losing sight of the car, they were able to find it a few hours later, around 1:30 a.m., with different license plates on the 1600 block of Victorian Ave.
28-year-old Shane Likes was arrested for driving without a valid driver's license and other traffic charges. A search of Likes car discovered a gun and drugs, as well as the stolen license plates.
Likes was booked into Washoe County Jail on charges of being an Ex-Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Controlled Substance and multiple traffic charges.