Traffic stop becomes arrest for drug sales

Traffic stop becomes arrest for drug sales

Originally published as a Placer County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post – 

“On January 5th at 2 a.m., a Placer County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop on Athens Avenue, in Lincoln. The deputy contacted the driver and identified him as 45-year-old Jason Velebit of Davis.

As the deputy was talking to Velebit, he observed a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine in plain sight. The deputy searched Velebit and found another plastic bag with a large amount of methamphetamine in Velebit’s sweatshirt.

A search of Velebit’s car revealed a glass smoking pipe, a digital scale, and a box of plastic bags.

Velebit was arrested for possession and transportation of methamphetamine for sale and possession of drug paraphernalia. ”

 

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Traffic stop becomes arrest for drug sales was last modified: January 10th, 2022 by admin
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