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Reckless Driving and Alcohol Lead to Arrest At Agricultural Checkpoint

Concerned citizens reported a reckless driver of a Silver Dodge Avenger coming into California on westbound Highway 80 Friday morning. In response, the California Highway Patrol in the Truckee set up observation near the Agricultural Checkpoint.
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Truckee CHP Officer McDonnel says he made contact with three occupants of the vehicle including an adult male and two minors. Alcohol was determined to be a contributing factor to the reported reckless driving. A search of the vehicle uncovered prescription drugs.
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The adult passenger, Rodney Herrera 28 of Reno claimed ownership of the pills and was taken into custody. A minor driving the vehicle was also cited.
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Herrera was booked on possession of, and transportation of, a controlled substance.
The third person, also a minor, was not charged with any violations.
All parties were transported to the Truckee Jail and the vehicle was impounded per vehicle code regulations.

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