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Meth bust in Lake Wildwood

Nevada County narcotics agents announced a weekend bust that netted six arrests and the seizure of methamphetamine and marijuana at a Lake Wildwood home.

About one ounce of meth, a quantity of marijuana packaged for sale and $1,000 in cash were found Friday night after members of the Nevada County Narcotics Task Force searched a Chaparral Circle home in the gated community west of Penn Valley.

Meth arrests often net about a gram of the illegal stimulant, and an ounce equals just over 28 grams.



“It’s a significant amount for us, considering that we typically see much smaller amounts,” Sheriff’s Sgt. Jeff Glover said Monday.

Glover said he hadn’t yet learned the weight of the marijuana.




Agents began investigating the residents three months before they executed a search warrant Friday. Eleven people were home at the time, including tenant Marnie M. Gettler.

Gettler, 47, was arrested on suspicion of meth possession, maintaining a residence to sell drugs, and an outstanding warrant.

Also arrested were:

— Raymond L. Gettler, 21, on suspicion of possession of meth for sale, meth possession, possession of marijuana for sale, possession of brass knuckles, and firearm possession during the commission of a felony

— Robert N. Wernicke, 59, on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia

— Eric Geisick, 35, on suspicion of being under the influence of drugs and resisting arrest

— Joshua E. Miller, 21, on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia and being under the influence of drugs

— A 17-year-old boy, who was cited for marijuana possession and violating probation and released to a parent

Other teens at the home were questioned and allowed to leave.

The adults were booked into Wayne Brown Correctional Facility, and were either released on their own recognizance or posted bail.


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