On Jan. 4 just before midnight, Youngstown officers stopped a vehicle on the Himrod Avenue Expressway which was being driven by a suspect wanted in California for murder. 

Police say they stopped the vehicle because there was no license plate light. 

According to the police report, thirty-year-old Cesar Nolasco was pulled over and was asked to step out of the vehicle along with the other two passengers. 

Police say when they searched one of the passengers there was a crack pipe found in their jacket pocket. Nolasco told police that the crack pipe was his. 

While searching Nolasco police say that they found crack-cocaine in his left sock. According to authorities Nolasco also had another baggie of crack cocaine and some marijuana in his right sock.

Officers then placed Nolasco under arrest for possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

After officers place Nolasco under arrest he told them that he had a warrant for his arrest in New York and California.  

According to police, Nolasco is wanted in New York for aggravated robbery and he is wanted in California for murder. 

Both of the other passengers were released at the scene.