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News Release

Contact: Kimberly J. Evans
555 Wright Way
Carson City, Nevada 89711
Office: (775) 684-4554
Pager: (775) 861-5897


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 1999
NEWS FROM: Nevada Division of Investigation 99-138


Tri-Net Task Force Heads Up Multi-Jurisdictional Arrests of Drug Traffickers

Ten drug traffickers arrested in Carson City in sweep netting over $50,000 in seized narcotics

 

Members of the Tri-Net Task Force, in cooperation with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Viper Auto Theft Unit, Washoe County Consolidated Narcotics Unit (CNU), Carson City Special Operations Response Team (SORT), Carson City Sheriffs Office Canine Unit, Nevada Highway Patrol Canine Unit, Washoe County Canine Unit and Nevada Parole and Probation, arrested the following individuals in the early morning hours of November 2 on various drug trafficking charges:

Contact Kim Evans at 684-4554 for mug shots.

In conjunction with these arrests, one search warrant was served at 2890 Menlo Drive #5 in Carson City and one search warrant was served at #73 Tiger Driver in Carson City. Two arrest warrants were served and two undercover drug purchases were also made by Tri-Net Task Force officers.

The arrests were a result of a two-month long investigation by Tri-Net. Street value of the six pounds of methamphetamine and 2 pounds of marijuana seized is over $50,000.00. No drug paraphernalia was found, however packaging material and scales were seized.

Tri-Net Narcotics Task Force is comprised of members of the Douglas County Sheriffs Department, Lyon County Sheriffs Department, Carson City Sheriffs Department, Storey County Sheriffs Department and the Nevada Division of Investigation.

Citizens may report drug information and/or activity to the Tri-Net Task Force by calling 687-1658.
You do not have to give your name.

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