STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Quincy man arrested for transportation of meth

The Plumas County Sheriff's Department arrested a Quincy man on Tuesday for the possession and transportation of meth and a multitude of other charges.

Posted: Nov 13, 2019 11:09 AM

QUINCY, Calif. - The Plumas County Sheriff's Office arrested a Quincy man on Tuesday for the possession and transportation of meth and a multitude of other charges.

The Plumas County Sheriff’s Department said they pulled over a Ford truck for a vehicle code violation on Lee Road in Quincy on Nov. 12 at 11:30 p.m.

The driver, 29-year-old Tanner Betts was found to be on active probation. A search on Betts revealed he was carrying a loaded concealed 9mm firearm, officers said.

Officers searched the vehicle and located a sellable quantity of meth, scales, baggies, cash, and other items which indicated Betts was involved in the sales and transportation of meth, according to officers.

Betts was arrested and taken to the Plumas County Correctional Center for booking.

Betts was booked for a multitude of crimes including, possession and transportation of methamphetamine for sale, felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded concealed firearm, carry a loaded firearm while in possession of controlled substance and violation of probation.

Betts is being held on $30,000 bail. The case will be sent to the Plumas County District Attorney’s Office for review, officers said.

Article Comments

Chico
Overcast
57° wxIcon
Hi: 60° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 57°
Oroville
Overcast
57° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 57°
Paradise
Overcast
57° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 57°
Chester
Broken Clouds
43° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 37°
Red Bluff
Overcast
55° wxIcon
Hi: 56° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 55°
Willows
Overcast
57° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 57°
The last two days saw quite a bit of rain in Northern California. Today we could see more but the showers look to be more isolated today than in previous days. Highs today are expected to reach the upper 50s to lower 60s.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events