Jared Mobley

Jared Mobley

Tuolumne County deputies responding to a chainsaw theft at Aladdin Motor Inn Wednesday also found  heroin in a suspect’s room.

Deputies were called around 10 a.m. due to a chainsaw being taken from a customer’s truck bed. Deputy A.T. Boujikian watched surveillance video and saw another guest take the chainsaw and hide it in some bushes.

The deputy went to the room and found a man and woman who were on searchable probation.   The man  was wanted on a misdemeanor charge.

K9 Thor was brought in to search the room and found over 20 grams of heroin, and other drug sales and drug use related paraphernalia. 

The man had a forged check in his pocket, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Jared Mobley, 25, of Southerland was arrested on suspicion of possession of narcotics for sale, grand theft, possession of a forged check, and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Samantha Miccichi, 27, of Sonora, was issued a citation on suspicion of having a small amount of heroin and  drug paraphernalia. She was released from the scene. 

Mobley is also a suspect in a June 19 “smash and grab” robbery of about $150 in merchandise at D&D Antiques in Jamestown. He was booked on a robbery charge. 


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