May 3, 2021 - The Tuolumne County Sheriff reports on Saturday evening, while conducting follow up investigation into previous drug sales and burglary cases from earlier this year, Deputies spotted Shayne Greenway,47, of Sonora, riding a motorcycle in the area of Curtis Circle. Mr. Greenway, actively on Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS), was believed to be connected to the above-mentioned cases and was also wanted for a local felony warrant. He was accompanied by a passenger, Stacey Elliott, 36, of Sonora.
Deputies activated their emergency overhead lights and siren in attempt to conduct a traffic stop on Mr. Greenway, but he accelerated away from deputies. A short chase ensued before Mr. Greenway pulled into a driveway on Curtis Circle and surrendered.
Once detained, Shayne Greenway, Stacey Elliott, and the motorcycle were searched. They were found to be in possession of nearly two ounces of methamphetamine, almost ten grams of heroin, drug sales related paraphernalia, metal knuckles, a large dagger, .40 caliber handgun ammunition and over seven thousand dollars in cash.
Subsequently, in addition to his warrant, Mr. Greenway was arrested for evasion, possession of drugs for sale, conspiracy, possession of ammunition by a prohibited person, possession of a concealed weapon, burglary, possession of drugs, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Stacey Elliott was arrested for possession of drugs for sale, conspiracy, and possession of drugs.
The motorcycle, a 2021 Harley Davidson, was seized as evidence to the burglary and the cash was seized as asset forfeiture.
Source: Tuolumne County Sheriff