AUBURN (CBS13) — A Sacramento man stopped on suspicion of DUI also had 57 one-pound bags of marijuana in his vehicle, authorities say.
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says, back on the morning of June 9, they got a report of a possible drunk driver along Grass Valley Highway in Auburn. Witnesses reported seeing the driver swerving and nodding off in his car.READ MORE: VIDEO: Firefighters Narrowly Escape Out Of Tamarack Fire Flames
Deputies quickly got to the scene and pulled over the suspect. He was soon identified as 37-year-old Sacramento resident Matthew Salstone.READ MORE: Dixie Fire Update: 142,940 Acres Now Burned, 18 Percent Containment Reported
During the stop, deputies noticed three large bags full of marijuana in the front seat of Salstone’s car.
A search was then done and deputies ended up finding 57 one-pound bags of pot along with a box of plastic bags, a grocery bag full of cash, and a pill bottle with no prescription but containing Adderall.MORE NEWS: Call Kurtis: Mother Of Four Rear-Ended, But Other Driver's Insurance Won't Pay
Salstone was arrested and is now facing charges of driving under the influence of a controlled substance as well as possession and transportation of marijuana for sale.