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See Chilling Photos Of Weapons, $15K & More In Scott Peterson's Car When He Tried To Run Away Before Arrest

Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: MEGA; Modesto Police Dept (2)

Oct. 22 2020, Published 5:34 p.m. ET

In 2003, Scott Peterson told police he was playing golf with his father and brother when he was pulled over and arrested for murdering his wife, Laci Peterson. At the time, Scott claimed he was meeting his family at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif.

While the authorities searched his car, they found six pairs of shoes, underwear, socks, $15,000 in cash, camping equipment, four cell phones and much more. Additionally, there were also 15 laminated flyers with Laci's face on it that had never been given out to anyone.

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As a result, police believed that Scott, 47, was trying to run away before he could be locked up behind bars.

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Before the police stopped Scott, he "was driving 80 miles an hour on a freeway and he would slam his breaks on and pull over," lead investigator Allen Brocchini said on the ABC News special Truth and Lies: The Murder of Laci Peterson, which aired in 2017.

"It got to the point where we had a helicopter, lost him ... either he's going to kill somebody or one of these agents that are trying to follow him are going to get killed or kill somebody," Brocchini added.

Laci, who was 27 years old when she died, went missing on Christmas Eve in 2002. Scott told authorities that he went fishing in his new boat and left their home in Modesto, Calif., at 9:30 a.m. When he returned from his outing, he called his mother-in-law and told her that Laci — who was pregnant at the time — was nowhere to be found.

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Four months later, Laci's remains and the body of her unborn son, Connor, were found in the San Francisco Bay — just a few miles from where Scott was fishing.

Scott was convicted in 2004 of murdering his wife and unborn son and has been locked up on San Quentin's death row since then. In 2005, he was sentenced to death.

However, on August 24, the California Supreme Court ruled that Scott will not remain on California's Death Row. Recently, on October 14, the same court ruled that a trial judge should examine whether Scott's convictions should be overturned.

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A juror in the hearings failed to disclose her involvement with other legal proceedings, and now, his murder convictions will be reexamined, which means he could possibly get a new trial.

Scroll through the gallery below to see what Scott had in his car before he went to jail. 

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Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: Modesto Police Dept

Scott — who was photographed on a surveillance camera — had recently dyed his hair blond and grown a full beard before he was picked up by police.

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Source: Modesto Police Dept

The disgraced murderer had Viagra and camping gear in the car with him.

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Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: Modesto Police Dept

Scott was driving a Mercedes — which belonged to his mother — when he was caught by the police.

Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: Modesto Police Dept

Inside the vehicle, Scott had a photo of himself with Laci.

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Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: Modesto Police Dept

There was also a hidden dagger inside the car, which was discovered by investigators.

Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: Modesto Police Dept

Scott had 15 laminated missing flyers, featuring Laci's face, with him.

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Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: Modesto Police Dept

There were four cell phones that were found in the car, along with pills on the passenger seat.

Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: Modesto Police Dept

Police found over $15,000 in cash in the car.

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Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: Modesto Police Dept

Scott's wedding ring was also in the car.

Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: Modesto Police Dept

There was a Chevron credit card, which belonged to Scott's mother, in addition to a ticket stub from the San Diego Museum of Art in his possession.

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Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: Modesto Police Dept

Scott also had his half-brother's license along with a wallet, jeans and a baseball cap.

Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: Modesto Police Dept

There were a number of credit cards registered to Scott and his company in the center console of the car.

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Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: Modesto Police Dept

There was also folding knives and dirty work gloves found.

Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: MEGA

Scott talked about his late wife in February 2003.

Scott Peterson Evidence
Source: MEGA

On May 4, 2003, a memorial for Laci was held at the First Baptist Church in Modesto, Calif.

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