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Cell Phone Leads to Drug Arrest

Information on a cell phone belonging to a man who was arrested on violation of probation lead to a drug sting operation and a second arrest. Nevada County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Bill Smethers says the Narcotics Task Force searched the cell phone and found evidence of recent activity involving narcotics sales.*

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Shortly there after the subject showed up on a BMX bicycle and narcotics officers recognized him as 22 year old Tanner Stone.*

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As they were in foot pursuit of the suspect they witnessed Stone toss an orange bottle, which was later determined to be a pill bottle into the creek.*

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Stone was taken into on charges of possession of a controlled substance for sale, possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest and obstruction of evidence.

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