AUBURN (CBS13) – A Newcastle man was arrested in Auburn for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Just before 1 a.m. Monday, Auburn police received a call from someone saying a man on a bicycle had just tried to sell them drugs, according to Auburn Police Dept. Sgt. Michael Garlock.

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An officer searched the area and found a man matching the suspect’s description riding a bicycle in the area of High and Agard Streets, next to Placer High School. Irving Fernando Caro, 12, of Newcastle, allegedly had heroin, drug paraphernalia and two stolen credit/debit cards with him.

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Caro was arrested and booked into the Placer County Jail on charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of a narcotic and using another person’s credit card, according to the county’s online arrest record.

His bail was set at $100,000.

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