Two men involved in a fight also got into it with some deputy Sheriff’s, who were sent to quell their disturbance. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says the deputies were called to the fight at a Peninsula Drive home Saturday Night. Royal says as the deputies arrived, 31 year-old Erik Snyder started coming at the first deputy. After Snyder was repeatedly told to stop, the deputy used his tazer.
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Both men were taken into custody after a struggle.The two men were reportedly about to use magic psychedelic mushrooms when the deputies arrived. Snyder was taken into custody for the possession of the mushrooms and obstructing a peace officer. His 29 year old friend was taken into custody for being drunk in public and obstructing a peace officer. Both men were booked into the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility.
In another incident, a man purchasing food at a fast food restaurant wound up with a trip to jail. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says a deputy saw 34 year-old Jerrid Gartin of Grass Valley and knew there was a warrant for his arrest. Royal says Gartin was taken into custody Sunday and was trying to remove suspicious packet from his pocket.
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Gartin was taken into custody for possession of dangerous drugs and the warrant for four different violations of probation.