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Cocaine at a club leads to an arrest

William Ferchland

After being spotted by a security officer allegedly sniffing cocaine from his hand, a 32-year-old Colorado man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance during the early hours of Jan. 16 at Club Altitude, a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy stated.

A bag of white powder, which was later weighed at 1 gram and determined to be cocaine, was found on a table in the VIP section where the man was seen sniffing his hand, the deputy stated in a report.

The man was booked into Douglas County Jail at $5,000 bail.

In other news:

— A report of four wheels and other accessories taken from a 2004 Audi A6 parked in a fenced compound belonging to Stateline’s Opti-Comp Corporation was delivered to Douglas County Sheriff’s Department on Jan. 20, a deputy stated.

There was no indication of damage or forced entry into the lot, the deputy stated. The loss totaled $3,630 and included items such as $2,259 worth of four rims, four wheel caps valued at $104 and four tires totaling $856, the deputy stated.

The burglary happened sometime between Dec. 1 and Jan. 10.

— A 27-year-old man from Yuba City was booked into Douglas County Jail at $5,500 bail on charges of battery and lewdness after he was detained at Club Altitude for allegedly touching a dancer’s buttock region Saturday, a sheriff’s deputy stated.

The dancer, wearing a thong and fishnet stockings, said he released his grip after she turned and slapped him, the deputy stated in a report.

While he was being escorted out of the club, the man became combative and it took four or five security officers to place him in handcuffs, the deputy stated.


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