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Standard Road Drug Arrest

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Sonora, CA — A man that was pulled over for speeding along Standard Road now faces several drug charges.

The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office reports that 34-year-old Victor Elliot McKinney of Modesto was arrested at around 12:15 this morning. While talking with McKinney, the deputy could smell marijuana inside the car. The deputy searched and found 7.8 pounds of marijuana, $1,900 cash, a digital scale, and a methamphetamine smoking pipe.

“McKinney claimed to a have a recommendation from a doctor to possess marijuana, but could not produce one, or remember who the doctor was,” says Sgt. Jeff Wilson, Sheriff’s Office Spokesperson. “He was arrested and booked into county jail.”

McKinney faces charges of possession of marijuana for sale and possession of paraphernalia.