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Flat Tire Leads to Marijuana Bust on Hwy 49

A Nevada County Sheriff’s Lieutenant  driving near Juvenile hall on Highway 49  in Nevada City yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon about 2 p.m.  observed a motorist  who was stopped with a flat tire. Sheriff Keith Royal says the motorist, 61 year old Garth Alexander Gryte,   of Dayton, Nevada, said he  had taken some items out of the vehicle, covered them with a tarp and then drove to the other side of the road to have a flat spot to change the tire.

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The Sheriff says inside the bags were 88 pounds of   processed and packaged marijuana.  Gryte was booked into jail for possession of marijuana for sale and transport of a controlled substance for sale.

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