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2 arrested after K9 finds narcotics for sale

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2 arrested after K9 finds narcotics for sale

TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. - Officers searched a Dairyville home after a person on felony probation let their GPS ankle monitor battery die, according to the Tehama County Probation Department.

The wanted offender was spotted by officers on patrol and stopped at a gas station. 

The offender had let their ankle monitor battery die and did not report it to a law enforcement official. 

A K9 unit was used to sniff the suspect's vehicle and drug paraphernalia, stolen property and two empty magazines belonging to different firearms were found in the vehicle, according to the Tehama County Probation Department. 

Officers then found the residence the victim had been living in and used the same K9 to sniff out the home. 

The search uncovered a quarter pound of meth packaged for sale, digital scales, packaging material, over six pounds of marijuana for sale, two bulletproof vests, ammunition and two loaded firearms, with one being an unserialized ghost gun. 

The original suspect and one other person found on the property were booked into the Tehama County Jail. 

The charges are multiple new felony charges, including felon in possession of a firearm and possession for sales of meth. 

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