Just under two ounces of meth seized in Alturas, two arrested

Roberto Quezada (left) and Ryan Abernathy (right) courtesy of the Modoc County Sheriff's Office

Two men were arrested Friday and 52.5 grams of suspected methamphetamine was seized by the Alturas Police Department (APD) and the Modoc County Sheriff's Office (MCSO).

Friday afternoon, sheriff's deputies served a search warrant in the 1300 block of W 9'th Street in Alturas.

During the search, deputies located the meth along with other items including brass knuckles.

Ryan Abernathy, 29, of Alturas was arrested for possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of metal knuckles and grand theft. He was booked into the Modoc County Jail with a $15,000 bail.

Roberto Quezada, 37, of Alturas was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance. He was booked into the Modoc County Jail and later released.

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