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“Bike-by” Activity Leads to Drug Related Arrest

A suspicious bicycle rider caught the attention of a Grass Valley Police officer on duty on East Main Street Thursday night. Sgt Steve Johnson says the officer spotted a male subject on a bicycle, a little before 10 PM, ride into a hotel parking lot and approach one of the rooms.
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Because of the time of night and the suspicious nature of the activity, the officer made contact with the bike rider who was identified as 21 year old Jacob Gibson.
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Gibson was unable to provide any reasonable explanation as to why he was at the hotel. The officer determined Gibson was under the influence of a controlled substance then placed him under arrest and proceeded to search him.
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Jacob Gibson was taken into custody for possession of a controlled substance and possession of a narcotic controlled substance along with possession of paraphernalia and being under the influence. The incident remains under investigation.

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