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Twain Harte Resident Arrested On Drug Charges

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Sonora, CA — Early Saturday morning Sheriff´s deputies arrested 43 year old Ronald Lee Evans, Jr. of Plateau Rd. in Twain Harte in the area of Chief Fuller and Hwy 108 in MiWuk.

The deputies were looking for two individuals involved in a vehicle theft. They spotted Evans acting suspiciously. Evans refused to follow the deputies´ directions and had to be restrained. After a struggle a methamphetamine smoking pipe was found on the ground. Evans claimed the pipe had been given to him by his 21 year old friend.

It was determined that neither Evans or his friend had had any involvement with a stolen vehicle. The 21 year old was released while Evans was booked into the county jail for possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest.

Written by Bill Johnson