PLACERVILLE (CBS13) – A suspected drug dealer was arrested in Placerville after a traffic stop over a brake light that was out.
Placerville police say, just after midnight Thursday, an officer pulled over 27-year-old Somerset resident Sage Engbers. While the stop was originally just over the tail light, the officer noticed a Xanax bar in plain sight.READ MORE: Texas School Shooting: What We Know About The Mass Shooting That Left 21 Dead
This prompted a search of Engbers’ car that allegedly uncovered 7.7 grams of heroin, 2.2 grams of meth, plus another Xanax bar.READ MORE: Gun Found In Desk Of Second Grader At South Sacramento School, District Says
Officers say there were also indicators of drug sales found in the car – including a scale, empty pill capsules, and baggies.MORE NEWS: Call Kurtis Investigates Whether You’re Getting What You Paid For At The Pump
Engbers was arrested and is now facing charges of possession of controlled substances for sale.