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Short Chase Leads to Arrest, Drugs

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A Nevada County man has been arrested for drugs, after initially being spotted with a broken tail light. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says this incident started late last night (Wednesday) on Walker Drive near Squirrel Creek Road, when the deputy started following the suspect vehicle…

Listen to Keith Royal 1

After swerving and fishtailing for several turns, the driver eventually crashed into a tree. 37 year-old Jesse Smith was taken into custody, and officers looked through the car…

Listen to Keith Royal 2

Sobriety tests also showed Smith was under the influence of a controlled substance. Smith faces several misdemeanor charges, but one felony for evading a peace officer.

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