A CHP officer transporting a suspected DUI driver had another allegedly impaired driver pull in front of him, early Monday. CHP Public Information Officer Greg Tassone says an officer already had a suspected drunk driver in the back of the car when another car in front of the CHP vehicle started swerving. Officer Tassone says the driver of the second car was not under the influence, but his passenger was appeared under the influence of drugs.
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The passenger, 35 year old Joy Gartin of Grass Valley, was found in possession of suspected dangerous drugs and narcotics paraphernalia along with medication with out a prescription. When Gartin was removing the items from her pants and she suffered several cuts. She was booked on several drug related charges, one being a felony, at the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility. The driver of the second car was not under the influence, but did not have a license.