PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — A vehicle stop turned into a drug bust this weekend for a Placer County sergeant in Tahoe.

(credit: Placer County Sheriff’s Office)

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said 38-year-old Ryan Saunders was stopped by a sergeant for a vehicle code violation, but when he pulled over, the sergeant spotted several pounds of marijuana in the back of Saunder’s truck.

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After an inspection of the vehicle, the sergeant reportedly found numerous items related to a Butane Honey Oil Lab, including concentrated cannabis and $2,200 cash.

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The Sheriff’s Office said the cannabis has a street value between $6,000 and $13,000.

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Saunders was arrested for manufacturing a controlled substance, possession of marijuana over a certain limit and selling/giving/transporting marijuana.