Traffic stop leads to Susanville man’s arrest

A midnight traffic stop Friday, Oct. 7 led to the arrest of a Susanville man.

Ryan Anthony Bock, 31, of Susanville, was arrested on charges of possession of narcotics/controlled substances for sales; possession of a controlled substance; felon in possession of a stun gun and a felony warrant from Plumas County.

According to a statement from the Susanville Police Department, a Susanville Police officer initiated a traffic stop on a 2002 Cadillac Escalade for a traffic violation near Hall and Third streets.

When officers contacted the driver, they observed what appeared to be suspected narcotic residue on the driver’s pants. The driver was asked to exit his vehicle. When exiting the vehicle, officers then observed prescription pills in plastic baggies lying on the driver’s seat.

During the investigation, it was discovered Bock’s driver’s license was suspended, and he had an active felony arrest warrant from Plumas County.

Officers located baggies containing suspected methamphetamine packaged for sale, numerous prescription medications and $3,225 dollars in U.S. currency.

Susanville Police K-9 Zeke was utilized during the traffic stop. K-9 Zeke made positive alerts for the presence of narcotics while walking around the vehicle.