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Routine Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

It’s another one of those cases where a traffic stop for a minor violation resulted in a major arrest. C-H-P Officer Greg Tassone says shortly before 3 o’clock Sunday morning, an officer patrolling the Golden Center Freeway in Nevada City, noticed a vehicle with a brake light out, and then saw that the registration tags weren’t current…

Listen to Greg Tassone 1

There were quantities for sale, scales, and other paraphernalia. Marijuana was also found. One of those arrested was 22 year-old James Barnhart of Grass Valley…

Listen to Greg Tassone 2

Also arrested were 26 year-old Joseph Eckel from Nevada City, and 27 year-old David Denniston of Rough and Ready.

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