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Carload of Iowans Stopped with Weapons and Drugs

A carload of Iowa residents is spending some time in the Nevada County jail following a traffic stop. A vehicle with Iowa plates heading eastbound on Interstate 80 near the exit for Highway 267 was caught speeding as it passed through Truckee. When the officer stopped the vehicle a strong smell of marijuana was detected as he spoke with the driver. The officer then conducted a probable cause search uncovering a variety of illegal items.
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Mann says that the group of four was also in possession of a modified form of the drug Ecstasy.
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The four individuals from Iowa, two women ages 18 and 19 and two men ages 23 and 29, were transported to the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility and booked on a variety of charges.

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