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Deputies arrest man with $100,000 worth of methamphetamine

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man remained jailed Saturday, after he was found with methamphetamine, thousands of dollars in cash and firearms, San Diego sheriff's deputies said.

The sheriff's Alpine Investigation Unit seized $64,000 in cash, several gold and silver collectible coins, six firearms, 440 pills and approximately 3 pounds of methamphetamine from a home on Moccasin Avenue in Clairemont at around 5 p.m. Friday. Scales, packaging and other items consistent with the sale of narcotics were also seized, a Sheriffs Department report said.

Methamphetamine was first found in the home and then additionally in a vehicle parked behind his home after a sheriff's dog detected it. The estimated street value of the methamphetamine was more than $100,000.

The suspect, Brad Gayhart, was arrested for suspicion for possession of a controlled substance for sale and possession of a controlled substance while armed, in addition to other criminal offenses. It wasn't immediately clear if the residence searched was his home.

The investigation is ongoing, the report said. Gayhart's bail was set at $150,000.

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