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Contact: Captain Eben Bratcher, Lt. Darren Simmons, Deputy Roxanne Meyer or Alfonso Zavala
Phone: (928) 783-4427
DR# 2013-TF000278

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
1:20 PM, April 27, 2013

Narcotics Search Warrant

Location of Incident: 1119 ½ S. 9th Avenue, Yuma, AZ

Two traffic stops led the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force to a residence at 1119 ½ S. 9th Avenue where sales of narcotics was taking place. During the first stop of a vehicle driven by Albert James Adamson, 54, the Task Force seized approximately 2 ounces of marijuana (approximate street value of $200.00) and drug paraphernalia. A second vehicle driven by Karen Carpenter, 46, was stopped and the Task Force seized approximately 1 ounce of methamphetamine (approximate street value of $2,400), drug paraphernalia and over $700.00. A search warrant of the residence, where Adamson and Carpenter resided, led to additional paraphernalia being seized.

Adamson was arrested and booked for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a suspended license and tampering with evidence.

Carpenter was arrested and booked for possession of a dangerous drug for sale, possession of a dangerous drug and possession of drug paraphernalia.