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The make shift residence of the suspect in a large meth bust conducted by the Mariposa County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, November 1st, 2022

Mariposa County Meth Bust

MARIPOSA COUNTY–The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office served a warrant on an individual living at the homeless encampment on Frank Wilson Way Tuesday, November 1st, 2022. The individual was found to be in possession of a large amount of methamphetamine.

The Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators served the warrant on a makeshift residence which consisted of a broken down vehicle covered in tarps.

157.5 grams of Methamphetamine were seized and Jerry Tanner was arrested and charged with the following:

PC 30305(a)(1) – Possession of Ammunition by a Prohibited Person
PC 4573.6(a) – Possession of Illegal Substances in a Jail Facility
H&S 11378 – Possession for Sale of Restricted Dangerous Drug
H&S 11364 – Possession of Opium Pipe or Controlled Substance Paraphernalia.

Meth destroys families and individual lives and continues to be a focus of the narcotics team. I am extremely pleased with the results of this case. This bust gets a significant dealer off the streets and his supply seized. Meth has no place in Mariposa and I am proud of my team for continuing to keep our communities safe.”- Sheriff Briese


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