A man was found in possession of heroin early Monday morning. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says a deputy found a blacked out car at a gas station at the entrance to Alta Sierra and Highway 49. The Sheriff says the business had been closed for hours. When the Deputy approach the vehicle he thought something was up when the driver and passenger switched places.
The Sheriff says 33 year old Matthew Carson from Roseville originally gave the deputy a false name. When Carson was taken into custody, the deputy searched the car and found suspected heroin.
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Carson was taken into custody for suspicion of possession of heroin.