Deputies arrest parolee for selling meth

The deputies had conducted a month-long investigation into Pablo Chino of Santa Rosa that included making several purchases of methamphetamine, leading to the issuance of a search warrant, according to the sheriff's office.

While serving the search warrant Tuesday at a residence on West Ninth Street in Santa Rosa, deputies seized the pound and a half of methamphetamine and took Chino into custody, the sheriff's office reported.

The deputies also learned that Chino was a previously deported criminal alien and was on parole for a prior drug and weapons violation, according to the sheriff's office.

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