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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.

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