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Man Arrested After Attempting to Sell Meth

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A man attempting to distribute meth is now behind bars and facing multiple charges that include two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, 2nd Degree Assault, and Obstructing and Resisting Arrest. Tuesday around 6pm, Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to a call saying that a man in the area of Farr and Broadway had approached someone trying to sell meth.

A deputy in the area spotted 46-year-old Gary Olive who fit the suspect description. Olive immediately changed his course and when approached by the deputy, he became combative and confrontational. Back up was called when Olive attempted to run. He was eventually arrested and said he tried to run away so he could get rid of the drugs that were found in his back pocket.

Olive was booked into jail for the charges of two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, 2nd Degree Assault, Obstructing and Resisting Arrest.

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