PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — A vehicle stop turned into a drug bust this weekend for a Placer County sergeant in Tahoe.
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: State Water Officials Preparing To Make Emergency Cutbacks To Growers And Ranchers
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.READ MORE: Woman Drowns At Shrinking Folsom Lake, Leaving Young Nephew Alone on Shore
The Sheriff’s Office said the cannabis has a street value between $6,000 and $13,000.MORE NEWS: Illegal Dumping Laws Not Being Enforced Along Tuolumne River As Trash Piles Up
Saunders was arrested for manufacturing a controlled substance, possession of marijuana over a certain limit and selling/giving/transporting marijuana.