A Santa Rosa man who had been wanted by federal authorities for three years was arrested at Graton Resort & Casino on Friday night.
Jose Miguel Flores-Garcia, 41, of Santa Rosa was gambling at around 5:30 p.m. when deputies caught up with him and arrested him, said Sgt. Andy Cash of the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office.
Casino security had alerted the Sheriff's Office to the presence of Flores-Garcia, who was wanted on an assortment of drug-related charges.
"I don't know how they got the info" that Flores-Garcia was wanted, Cash said. "They just guided us over to where he was."
Flores-Garcia was booked in Sonoma County Jail on suspicion of conspiracy, possession of methamphetamine for sale, cultivation of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sale and other charges, Cash said. Bail was set at $500,000.
Shelters for Pawnee fire evacuees
Lower Lake High School, 9430 Lake St., Lower Lake, is the official shelter established for people evacuating from the Pawnee fire. It is equipped to handle animals.
The Clearlake Oaks Moose Lodge, 15900 E. Highway 20, Clearlake Oaks, is not authorized by the Office of Emergency Services but is also sheltering fire evacuees, mostly people in campers and RVs who want their animals with them.
There is an authorized Lake County animal services station in an open field at Highway 53 and Anderson Ridge Road in Lower Lake.