Sacto 9-1-1
August 13, 2011
Drug arrest in Nevada City park nets $18,000 in cash

Nevada County Sheriff's detectives found $18,000 and more than 5 pounds of marijuana in a car after surveillance in a Nevada City park, officials reported.

The Sheriff's Narcotics Task Force was watching activity in Callahan Park after taking complaints of drug activity.

After observing a drug transaction, they stopped a car and conducted a search of the vehicle, finding $18,000 in cash, the marijuana, an unspecified amount of methamphetamine, a meth pipe and a scale.

Officers arrested Charles Mason, 30, and Wendylyn Clemens, 24, both of Nevada County.

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