Four cited, one arrested on drug charges in Grass Valley |

Four cited, one arrested on drug charges in Grass Valley

Narcotics detectives served a search warrant for methamphetamine sales on a Grass Valley property Tuesday morning, citing four people and arresting one on drug charges.

Members of the Nevada County Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force, along with Grass Valley and Nevada City police officers, served the warrant on a parcel with multiple residences in the 900 block of West Main Street, said Sheriff’s Lt. Bill Smethers.

Between eight and 10 people were initially detained, Smethers said. In the back residence, a man was cited on an outstanding warrant and a woman was cited on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia and possessing Xanax without a prescription.

In the front residence, a man was contacted at a table as he prepared to shoot up, Smethers said, adding the man had meth and an uncapped syringe and was cited on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

A second man at that residence was cited for possessing drug paraphernalia after reportedly being found with two syringes.

In a third residence, a tenant initially refused to open the door, Smethers said, adding that he complied after deputies began to make a forced entry.

Harold Gustaf Anderson, 40, reportedly had syringes and meth in his possession. He was arrested and booked into county jail on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, possessing a controlled substance for sale, and resisting arrest.

To contact City Editor Liz Kellar, email or call 530-477-4229.

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