Needles, CA: Deputies and detectives arrested 4 people during search warrant at a drug house.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at about 2:21pm PT on Wesnesday, September 20th, 2017, deputies and detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station served a search warrant in the 1100 block of Bailey Avenue in Needles, California.
ZachNews was in route to the Needles Planning Committee Meeting when 2 marked vehicles and 2 unmarked vehicles arrived to the home and made entry at the home.
A third marked vehicle arrived minutes later from along J Street and a deputy was seen leaving the home with a handheld battering ram in his hand and talking to 4 people.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, 22 year old Sara Estrada, 32 year old Tory Gonzales, 23 year old Wayne Bledsoe, and 27 year old Dana Nelson from Needles, California were found inside the residence.
During the search of the home methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were located.
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Some of the items recovered during the search warrant were posted onto @CORiverStation Twitter page by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station.
Investigators determined Estrada was maintaining a house for the sole purpose of drug use, violation of Health and Safety Code 11366.
Gonzalez was arrest ed for being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Bledsoe and Nelson were showing objective signs and symptoms of being under the influence of a controlled substance; they were both arrested.
All suspects were transported to the Colorado River Station Jail and booked for their violations.
Estrada’s bail was $25,000.00, Bledsoe is also being held on a no-bail parole violation, Gonzales and Nelson were issued citations and later released.
Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact Deputy L. Valdez at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.
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