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Bicyclist arrested for suspected meth, pot possession

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Police arrested a 42-year-old bicyclist they said was riding the wrong direction on Walnut Street while allegedly carrying multiple baggies of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Officers reportedly spotted Victor Manriquez, a Napa transient, riding a bicycle on Walnut Street at about 5 p.m. on Thursday. When they stopped him, police discovered he was on probation.

Officers proceeded to search Manriquez and said they found several baggies of suspected methamphetamine, marijuana and a glass pipe typically used for smoking methamphetamine.

Police also reportedly found a key to a nearby storage locker in Manriquez’s possession. Upon searching the locker, officers said they discovered additional baggies filled with marijuana, equaling 28.8 grams in total, along with a scale covered in suspected methamphetamine residue.

Manriquez, who also goes by Victor Cardenas and Victor Manriquez Cardenas, was arrested on suspicion of several counts of felony drug possession, as well as a felony violation of probation charge. He was booked into county jail on $250,000 bail.

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