A El Dorado County sheriff’s narcotics deputy assigned to South Lake Tahoe has been jailed on felony drug charges after Douglas County authorities were called to his home Tuesday regarding a domestic dispute.
Arrested was Mark Zlendick, 47, a deputy with the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office assigned to the South Lake Narcotics Enforcement Team, also known as SLEDNET, said Douglas County Sheriff’s Sgt. Pat Brooks.
After an investigation that led officers to a residence in the 1300 block of Centerville Lane, Zlendick, of Gardnerville, was booked into the Douglas County Jail on charges of possession of a controlled substance, trafficking methamphetamine, conspiracy and possession of paraphernalia. His bail was set at $55,640.
During the subsequent investigation, deputies located narcotics and paraphernalia.