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Highway Patrol Makes Felony Marijuana Bust

Another felony drug stop—this one by the Highway Patrol. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says around 10pm Tuesday, an officer observed a driver westbound on Highway 20 just outside of Grass Valley near the Ponderosa overcrossing…

Listen to Greg Tassone 1

So the officer makes a traffic stop, and makes contact with 32 year-old Jonathan Penrod of Bangor…

Listen to Greg Tassone 2

Over ten pounds of marijuana were found—hidden in several compartments. The pot was packaged and ready for sale. Cash and other items such as pay sheets were discovered indicating a sales operation. Penrod was booked into the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility.

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