Patrick J. Sablan is being held in the Ada County Jail on a felony charge of delivery of a controlled substance after Boise police say they found 46 grams of methamphetamine in his car early Wednesday morning.
A patrol officer pulled over Sablans car after watching it go behind a closed business in the 6000 block of West Overland Road just before 1:30 a.m. and figuring out Sablan did not have a valid drivers license. It was when the officer was talking to Sablan that a Boise police K-9 dog, Kamo, detected the presence of drugs in the car, according to reports.
Police searched the car and found 46 grams of meth, split between six baggies, inside a backpack. The also found several empty bags, digital scales, and a calculator, according to reports. Police arrested Sablan for delivery because of the large amount of meth and the other items indicated he was selling the drug, according to reports. He is also charged with a misdemeanor count of driving without privileges.
The 33-year-old Sablan will make his initial court appearance Wednesday afternoon.
The crime of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver is punishable by up to life in prison.