K9 Ben Earns His Biscuits with a Sharp Nose and Seizure
What’s a hundred grand nowadays? Peanuts. And weed.
On Tuesday, November 7, at approximately 9:45 at night, deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s office were on
routine patrol when they observed a vehicle traveling on Hwy 101
The vehicle had ilegally tinted windows, in violation of California vehicle code section 26708.
Deputies conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle at mile marker 76 on Highway 101 and contacted the male driver, John Denney, 36, of McKinleyville.
MCSO K-9 Deputy “Ben” was on scene and alerted to the exterior of the vehicle, indicating the presence of drugs in the car.
- One pound of bud marijuana;
- Numerous documents that showed marijuana sales and transactions;
- a Taser;
- and more than $130,000 in U.S. currency.
Mr. Denney was arrested, without incident, transported and booked into the Mendoccino County Jail for possession and transportation of marijuana, and possession of money intended for a drug transaction.
His bail was set at $50,000. He posted bail and was released, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Department said.
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Easy come, easy go.
There will be another one tomorrow. And tomorrow, and tomorrow, and…
(Posted by Skippy Massey)