Jay Charter, 55, of Rialto, was booked into jail on suspicion of selling drugs.
Police were patrolling the Lemon Tree Motel at 1700 Gillette Road due to numerous complaints about drug activity and prostitution at the location.
Officers approached a motel guest who had arrest warrants and found about $5,000 in methamphetamine in his room, police said.
They also found a digital scale and packaging material used in drug sales.
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