A city councilman and a Republican candidate for state Assembly was busted on Friday afternoon on suspicion of marijuana and cocaine and violation of his probation.

Jesse James White, the 21-year-old Riverbank City Councilman, was arrested at his home during a routine probation search.

Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson told the Modesto Bee on Friday that the amount of drugs found was enough to be considered for personal use but not enough for distribution or sale.

White is one of six candidates vying for a state Assembly held Tom Berryhill, who is not seeking re-election for that seat, according to The Bee.

The Bee reports: Riverbank City Manager Rich Holmer said he did not know whether the arrest would impact White’s ability to serve on the council. Holmer has called the city attorney to investigate the question.

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