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Contact: Captain Eben Bratcher, Lt. Darren Simmons, Deputy Roxanne Meyer or Alfonso Zavala
Phone: (928) 783-4427
DR# 2013-TF000371

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
8:45 PM, May 31, 2013

Narcotics Seizure

Location of Incident: Highway 95 and 1st Avenue – Gadsden, AZ

Deputies from the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office were investigating a suspicious abandonded vehicle in the area of Highway 95 and 1st Avenue in Gadsden, AZ. A canine alert and subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of approximately 17.7 lbs of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $150,450.00. There are no suspects at this time. Arrests in this incident are pending further investigation.

Information Released by: Sgt. K. Sanders