Two Busted for Pot-Car sale in El Dorado Hills
Two men described by authorities as validated gang members from the Sacramento area were arrested in El Dorado County after they allegedly tried to sell marijuana to narcotics investigators.
On Tuesday, the Western El Dorado County Narcotics Enforcement Team received information from a Sheriff's Department employee that he had received an offer to trade a vehicle and one quarter pound of marijuana for a vehicle that he had listed for sale on Craigslist, according to an El Dorado County Sheriff's Department news release. Narcotics investigators initiated contact with the buyer, arranging to meet him Wednesday in a parking lot at 3935 Park Drive in El Dorado Hills.
The investigators contacted Somyouth Chanthongdao, 27, at ...
A man offering his car for sale on Craigslist received an unusual offer: a quarter-pound of marijuana.
The seller also happened to be an employee for the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, and alerted his colleagues. An El Dorado County drug team got a hold of the information and began to contact the purported buyer.