Sacto 9-1-1
March 19, 2012
Man sought in Yuba County shooting is arrested in Nevada

Yuba County authorities report that a man sought in connection with a March 4 shooting that left a Linda man critically injured is in custody in Nevada.

Useph Thao, 30, of Linda was one of four people arrested by the Nevada State Highway Patrol last week in connection with about a half-pound of methamphetamine found in a vehicle near Elko, according to a Yuba County Sheriff's Department news release. Officials said Thao tried to give relatives' names to authorities, but he was positively identified through fingerprints.

Yuba County investigators had obtained a warrant for Thao's arrest in connection with the shooting of Jason Webster, 32, of Linda. They said the shooting is believed to have resulted from a dispute between the two men.

Officials said Webster remains hospitalized in critical condition.

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