Drug Arrest

A 59-year-old Antelope man was arrested Friday night in Marysville for allegedly transporting a controlled substance with the intent to sell, carrying a concealed loaded firearm, and possessing drug paraphernalia.

Police arrested a 59-year-old Antelope man in Marysville on Friday night after allegedly being found to be in possession of drugs, a loaded gun and more than $50,000 in cash, officials said Monday.

According to the Marysville Police Department, Stewart Arthur Wakefield, 59, of Antelope, was stopped at about 9:23 p.m. on Friday night after he was observed to be driving “erratic and unsafe” on the E Street Bridge. The department said officers were around the area as part of a DUI enforcement detail as part of the California Highway Patrol Cannabis Tax Fund Grant.

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