Placerville man arrested on suspicion of drug possession in Napa
Police on Saturday arrested a Placerville man in American Canyon on suspicion of methamphetamine possession, according to authorities.
At 12:10 p.m., an American Canyon police officer saw Ryan Nelson Wallace, 35, standing at Eucalyptus Drive and Wetlands Edge Road, unloading items from a parked vehicle with all its doors open, Napa County Sheriff’s Deputy Sharon Fong said.
The officer searched Wallace, a former Napa resident who was on probation in Napa County, and discovered a suspected smoking pipe and two baggies of suspected methamphetamine totaling 1.8 grams, according to Fong.
Wallace was detained on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, as well as violating his probation. He was booked into the Napa County jail.