NORTH AUBURN (CBS13) — A man suspected of selling hard drugs was arrested after a traffic stop in Placer County over the weekend.
The sheriff’s office says, around 8 p.m. Saturday, deputies pulled over a vehicle in the North Auburn area. Exactly what prompted the traffic stop is unclear, but the driver was soon found to be on probation.READ MORE: Search On For Suspect Linked To 2 Oakdale Burglaries
However, it was the passenger who deputies soon focused on. A search of the car quickly uncovered a small case wedged between the seat and center console. Inside the case, deputies found methamphetamine.READ MORE: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Plans To Retire, Paving The Way For Biden Pick
Several small plastic baggies and a digital scale were also discovered in the passenger’s backpack. A large wad of cash and small bag of heroin were also found in his wallet.
The passenger, identified as 23-year-old Richmond resident Danny Presley, was arrested.MORE NEWS: Sheriff: Suspect Admits To Pointing Gun At Neighbor During Argument
Presley is now facing charges of possession of a controlled substance for sale.