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Sonora Pot Bust

Sonora, CA– Two men were arrested Saturday night in Sonora on felony drug charges.


According to the Sonora Police Department, an officer stopped a van for speeding on Greenley Road at around 11:20 pm. As the officer approached the suspects, he could smell the odor of fresh marijuana coming from inside the van.


The officer investigated the driver, 64-year-old David Dohoney of Pittsburg, CA and his passenger 43-year-old Keith Scott, also from Pittsburg. Inside the vehicle were 45 marijuana plants along with $5,000 in cash.


Both men were taken into custody and transported to Tuolumne County Jail where they were booked for felony transportation of marijuana, felony cultivation of marijuana and felony conspiracy to commit a crime.


Written by tina.falco@mlode.com