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Contact: Captain Eben Bratcher, Lt. Darren Simmons, Deputy Roxanne Meyer or Alfonso Zavala
Phone: (928) 783-4427
DR# 2013-TF000409

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
3:20 PM, June 17, 2013

Narcotics Arrest

Location of Incident: 1000 Block of W 3rd Street - Yuma, AZ

Joe A. Casanova was seen jumping a fence in the area of the 1000 block of West 3rd Street by a Deputy Sheriff and getting on a bicycle. Casanova was contacted by the Deputy due to his behavior and was seen throwing an object back over the fence. The retrieved object turned out to be approximately 8.9 grams of heroin.

Casanova was arrested and booked into the Yuma County Detention Center for possession of a narcotic drug for sale, possession of a narcotic drug and theft of the bicycle.

Information Released by: Sgt. K. Sanders