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CHP Get Two For One

A CHP officer transporting a suspected DUI driver had another allegedly impaired driver pull in front of him, early Monday. CHP Public Information Officer Greg Tassone says an officer already had a suspected drunk driver in the back of the car when another car in front of the CHP vehicle started swerving. Officer Tassone says the driver of the second car was not under the influence, but his passenger was appeared under the influence of drugs.
Click here to listen to Officer Greg Tassone

The passenger, 35 year old Joy Gartin of Grass Valley, was found in possession of suspected dangerous drugs and narcotics paraphernalia along with medication with out a prescription. When Gartin was removing the items from her pants and she suffered several cuts.  She was booked on several drug related charges, one being a felony, at the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility. The driver of the second car was not under the influence, but did not have a license.


June 6, 2013


Drug use is so sad. Unfortunately we put people in prison for drug use, because as a society we don't seem to yet know how to treat this disease in an effective manner. So we lock them up instead - out of sight out of mind. Honestly tho, I do not know what the answer is. But I think it's important to have compassion for this poor girl.

June 6, 2013

Joe blown

Compassion ! Do you even know this person? .... Maybe you don't know her that's why you feel sorry for her!....right?

June 10, 2013


I do know this person - she has been through rehab multiple times - she is a drug addict and with that a liar. She and her spouse drive around Nevada county in an unregistered vehicle and neither have a drivers license. They were both released the next day to wreak havoc. They are back to driving around meth'd out and on pain killers that they steal from their grandmother. Nevada County is too lenient on drug users. What you don't see is the hell it creates on the family.

June 10, 2013


I know this person too well. This person continues to charge up her grandmother in law's credit card. This person has been in and out of jail. This person has a daughter who she fails to help raise. This person refuses to get a job. This person has given up on herself. This person is a complete menace to society. Jail is the best place for this person and it will keep her from passing drugs out to our youth; it will stop her from stealing from her 80 year old grandmother in law; it will stop her from driving around wasted and one day hurting / killing someone. Jail is the only place where this person can be so as to protect the rest of society from her cheating, stealing, drug pushing ways.

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