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Riverbank Pair Arrested On Multiple Drug Charges

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Sonora, CA — Early Friday morning, 45 year old Vincent Keith Ellis and 20 year old Brandon Keith Ellis were arrested by the Tuolumne County Sheriff´s Department on multiple charges.

At 2am Duputy Jeff Gempler was southbound on Hwy 49 near Sims Rd. when he spotted a vehicle parked on the side of the road. Several subjects were outside the car with a flashlight looking for “crystals.”

The senior Ellis was found to have a warrant for his arrest in Amador County. In a search of the vehicle Gempler discovered methamphetamine, a meth smoking pipe, alcohol, a hydrocodone tablet and marijuana.

A total of four individuals were arrested and transported to the County Jail.

Also arrested were Paula Rose Tavares and Lisa Lee Reiff of Oakdale. (see related story entitled Oakdale Pair Arrested On Multiple Drug Charges).

Written by Bill Johnson