Two Arrested on Felony Drug Charges in Rural Stanton County

At about 7:05 a.m. on Thursday morning the Stanton County Sheriff’s office responded to a report of a suspicious pickup parked near the historic Bega school, north of Stanton. Upon arriving the Sheriff’s office had contact with two males who were found to be trespassing at the location and were further found to have possession of Methamphetamine, Marijuana and Drug paraphernalia in their possession. Zachary Price, 36, of Norfolk and Brit Blanchard, 34, of Pollock Pines, CA were arrested on felony drug charges. Both men were booked at the Sheriff’s office on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia and Criminal Trespass with initial court appearances set for next month. Both men have prior felony drug convictions.