PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — A vehicle stop turned into a drug bust this weekend for a Placer County sergeant in Tahoe.
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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.READ MORE: Sacramento Homeowner Fatally Shoots Attempted Burglary Suspect
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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Saunders was arrested for manufacturing a controlled substance, possession of marijuana over a certain limit and selling/giving/transporting marijuana.