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GV Police See Busy Weekend

Grass Valley Police had a busy weekend including a multi-count drug arrest following a traffic stop Saturday night.
Sgt Joe Matteoni say that two out-of-town visitors were arrested for up to 10 counts each on various drug related charges. after initiating the traffic stop, officers note the strong smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The drive, Tyler Tarbert, 22 Redding, was driving on a suspended license and consented to a search of his person.
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The 50 items included a variety of evidence.
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Tyler Tarbert and his passenger, 37 Jesse Edelstein of San Diego were taken into custody and are being held on 125,000 dollar bail.

In other drug related activity, two subjects were taken into custody for probation violations including possession of and being under the influence of controlled substances. Garry Davidson, 38 of Grass Valley became combative, resisted arrest ,and tried to flee when officers conducted a welfare check at his Bennett Street apartment and discovered him to be under the influence.
Peter Stonaker, was also found to be under the influcence and in possession of controlled narcotics during a probation check at his residence.

A stolen car landed a Grass Valley woman in jail after officers spotted the vehicle driving though town. Sgt. Matteoni says the officer caught up to the speeding red GMC Jimmy on McCourtney Rd and Brighton Street.
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The vehicle had been reported stolen on December 6.

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