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82-year-old man arrested after deputies find 20 bags of meth on him


ORLEANS, Calif. — An elderly man was arrested in Orleans, Calif. Saturday after a traffic stop by sheriff's deputies revealed narcotics paraphernalia and 20 bags containing methamphetamine, according to the sheriff's office.

At around 1:30 p.m. on March 3, deputies conducted a traffic stop on a car being driven by 82-year-old Robert Wolfe. The sheriff's office reported that as deputies made contact with Wolfe, they found narcotics paraphernalia in his vehicle. A further search of the vehicle turned up 20 individually pre-packaged baggies containing Methamphetamine, police said.

Wolfe was transported to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility where officials said he was booked for possession of a controlled substance for sales, transportation of a controlled substance for sales and finally for violation of probation. His bail was set at $50,000.

Anyone with information regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call police at 707-445-7251 or the crime tip line at 707-268-2539.

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