PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — Deputies say they have arrested a Reno man suspected of drug sales after dozens of grams and meth and pills were found in a car.

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says, back on July 10, a deputy driving down Penryn Road near Boulder Creek Road happened upon a car parked on the shoulder. The driver told the deputy they were having some car trouble.

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However, the deputy could see methamphetamine in plain sight in the car.

This prompted a search of the car that eventually uncovered 77 grams of meth, a gram of heroin, and 161 oxycodone pills. A digital scale and empty baggies were also found, deputies say.

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The drugs allegedly belonged to 62-year-old Kenneth Phrampus, who had reportedly started walking away when he saw the deputy pulling up.

After a quick search, Phrampus was found hiding behind a wall at the nearby Penny Plaza business park.

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Phrampus is now in custody and is facing charges of possession and transportation of meth as well as narcotics for sale.