Nevada County authorities say Auburn man found with suspected heroin, meth |

Nevada County authorities say Auburn man found with suspected heroin, meth

Dustin William Ross Romero

An Auburn man accused of having suspected heroin and methamphetamine remained in the Nevada County Jail on Sunday under $35,000 in bond, authorities said.

Dustin William Ross Romero, 25, is charged with two accusations related to the transport or sale of controlled substances, jail reports state.

Deputies found Romero around 3 a.m. Sunday after responding to reports of people possibly trespassing and the existence of a butane honey oil lab in the 10000 block of Norambagua Lane, sheriff’s Sgt. Sean Scales said.

Deputies discovered no lab, but they did find Romero and another man in a parked travel-trailer, Scales added.

“They contacted the suspects and observed some items in plain view,” Scales said.

Deputies charged Romero with two felonies. They cited the other man, who wasn’t arrested, with a misdemeanor, Scales said.

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