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Heroin Involved With Truckee Arrest

Several drivers called 911 to report a reckless driver on Highway 80 headed eastbound through Truckee Monday evening. Shortly after 5:00 PM CHP began watching for a possible intoxicated driver. CHP Officer Pete Mann says an officer spotted the swerving vehicle and initiated a stop.
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The officers then searched the suspect driver, Betty Simkins 51 of Yuba City and discovered a number of items.
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The drugs in the vehicle were suspected to be heroin.

Simkins was taken into custody for suspected possession of a narcotic/controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia, and driving under the influence.

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