Sacramento Woman Arrested in Connection to Fentanyl Overdose Death in Placer County
Above: Items seized during search of Daumen’s residence | Placer County Sheriff’s Office
Placer County Sheriff’s detectives have made an arrest in connection with a drug overdose that occurred in Auburn in January.
According to a press release by the Sheriff’s Office dated Monday, March 13, the arrest comes after a month-long investigation into the use and distribution of fentanyl in the area.
The Sheriff’s Office identified 26-year-old Jaida Daumen of Sacramento as the person of interest.
Daumen faces multiple drug charges after detectives served a search warrant at her residence on February 16th. The search yielded multiple containers with over 150 suspected fentanyl tablets, LSD, suspected heroin, a digital scale, and nearly two dozen suspected Xanax tablets.
Detectives also found $1,300 in cash at the residence, the Sheriff’s Office said.
Daumen was arrested and booked on suspicion of possession and transportation of narcotics, and is currently being held in Placer County jail on $300,000 bail.
The arrest of Daumen is part of ongoing efforts by Placer County Sheriff’s detectives to combat the use and distribution of fentanyl in the area. Fentanyl is a highly potent synthetic opioid that is responsible for a growing number of overdose deaths across the country.
Placer County residents are encouraged to report any suspected drug activity to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Tips can be submitted anonymously through the Sheriff’s Office website or by calling the tip line at (530) 889-7855.