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      Man busted with pills, pot, scales and a gun

      Mark Jones was taken to the Boone County Jail for distribution, manufacture or possession of a controlled substance, use/possession of drug paraphernalia, driving with a revoked license and unlawful possession of a weapon.

      A Columbia man faces multiple charges after police found drugs and a gun in his car.University of Missouri police initially stopped Mark Jones, 23, for driving with a revoked license.During a search of Jones' car police found a bag of synthetic cannabis, a gun with a loaded magazine, white powder believed to be cocaine, 12 pills believed to be ecstasy, four bags filled with marijuana along with 12 individually wrapped bags of marijuana and multiple scales in the car.Jones was taken to the Boone County Jail for distribution, manufacture or possession of a controlled substance, use/possession of drug paraphernalia, driving with a revoked license and unlawful possession of a weapon.His total bond is $19,500.