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Contact: Captain Eben Bratcher, Lt. Darren Simmons, Deputy Roxanne Meyer or Alfonso Zavala
Phone: (928) 783-4427
DR# 2013-TF000385

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
6:30 AM, June 6, 2013

Narcotics Seizure

Location of Incident: 1871 S. Madison Avenue, Apt #3 - Yuma, AZ

An investigation of marijuana sales led to a search warrant at 1871 S. Madison Avenue, Apt #3. Detectives with the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force served the search warrant on 6/5/13 at approximately 1955 hours.

A search of the residence resulted in the discovery of a small marijuana grow in the closet of one of the bedrooms. There were 9 plants, a grow light and an environmental control device. All grow items were seized along with 50 grams of marijuana, a 12 gauge shot gun, and multiple items of paraphernalia that included scales and pipes.

Jonte Hendrix, 20, was arrested and booked into the Yuma County Detention Center for the following charges: Cultivation of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sale, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and misconduct with weapons involving a drug offense.

Information Released by: Sgt. K. Sanders