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Search of advertised ‘meth’ house leads to four arrests

Search of advertised ‘meth’ house leads to four arrests

13 grams of meth, marijuana, paraphernalia and other narcotics seized

A Globe Police search of a house that advertised meth sales led to the arrest of four people and seizure of 13 grams of methamphetamine, marijuana, various other narcotics and drug paraphernalia.

During a parole search of a the home at 700 E. Maple St., which had a plastic sign out front that said “Buy Meth Here,” Globe Police officers observed several items of drug contraband in plain sight, according to a news release. They were able to obtain a search warrant, and the Gila County Drug, Gang and Violent Crimes Task Force was asked to assist.

These drugs and paraphernalia were seized from 700 E Maple after serving a search warrant on the residence 02/18/2017

 

“We have been receiving complaints about this particular residence for many months,” said Globe Police officer Kat KJellstrom. “When state parole asked us to assist with their search, I jumped at the chance.”

Marlene Pazzi, 33, of Globe was arrested and charged with parole violation, possession of methamphetamine for sale and possession of drug paraphernalia. The following people were also arrested and charged with the following crimes: Joshua Harris, 26, Globe – possession of narcotics, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia; Lucas Andres, 30, of Tempe – possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, and Shalet Dillard, 29, of Globe – possession of drugs paraphernalia and weapons violation.

Globe Police Chief Mark Nipp said, “Globe PD is committed to keeping drugs off the streets of our city and our neighboring communities.”

Parole officers supervise people who have been released from prison. Officers may search of the homes of parolees at any time and may request assistance from police officers during searches, according to Nipp.

About Aimee Staten

Aimee Staten

Aimee Staten has worn several hats over the last few years, but she recently put on one of her more familiar caps after four years of working in nonprofits: That of a journalist. She has 14 years of experience in the news business as a reporter with eight of those years as the managing editor of the Eastern Arizona Courier.

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