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Citrus Heights police make arrest following tip; seize $2500 of Xanax

Dakota Mack
Suspect, Dakota Mack. // Courtesy Citrus Heights PD

Sentinel staff report–
Citrus Heights police announced the arrest of a 20-year-old on Tuesday, posting a photo of the suspect and an image of Xanax pills and bottles in bags that were seized.

Police said the suspect, Dakota Mack, was arrested for “possession of Xanax for sales” and estimated the street value of the prescription drugs to be valued at about $2500. Over $1,000 in cash was also seized.

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Xanax, a medication used to treat anxiety and panic disorders, is commonly abused due to its relaxing and sedative effects.

In Tuesday’s announcement, police credited community partnerships for resulting in Mack’s arrest. The department said its special investigations unit had received a tip regarding a suspect in possession of a firearm, and while police followed up on the tip, Mack was arrested.

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