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Elko Combine Force Arrest Nine

Posted on 04 January 2018 by Howard Copelan

  Nine Elko residents were arrested on drug charges at a northside home last Thursday evening, and drugs including meth and heroin were confiscated.

James L. Bell (Photo credit Elko County Sheriff’s Office)

  The most serious charge was drug trafficking against James L. Bell, 46. He was booked on a parole violation along with two counts of possession of a controlled substance. Bail was set at $30,000.  Elko police detectives and patrol officers, along with the Elko Combined Narcotics Unit and SWAT team, served a search warrant at 150 Laurel Drive at about 7:30 p.m., according to police Lt. Mike Palhegyi. A stolen firearm and drug paraphernalia were confiscated along with the drugs.

Others who were arrested are:

Bradley Bowman (Photo credit Elko County Sheriff’s Office)

Bradley C. Bowman, 59, on felony charges of possession of a controlled substance and buying, possessing or receiving stolen property; and misdemeanor charges of possession of a hypodermic device and drug paraphernalia. Bail: $26,780

Olivia Thompson (Photo credit Elko County Sheriff’s Office)

Olivia A. Thompson, 20, on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor charge of possession of less than one ounce of marijuana. Bail: $5,740

William S. Agee (Photo credit Elko County Sheriff’s Office)

William S. Agee, 51, on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance. Bail: $5,000

Elizabeth A. Morrison  (Photo credit Elko County Sheriff’s Office)

Elizabeth A. Morrison, 28, on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance. Bail: $5,000

Nickolas J. Callahan (Photo credit Elko County Sheriff’s Office)

Nickolas J. Callahan, 28, on a misdemeanor charge of use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail: $640

Tieres A. Lopez (Photo credit Elko County Sheriff’s Office)

Tieres A. Lopez, 23, on a misdemeanor charge of use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail: $640

Michael M. Melendez (Photo credit Elko County Sheriff’s Office)

Michael M. Melendez, 20, on a misdemeanor charge of use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail: $640

Tiffani L. Thornton (Photo credit Elko County Sheriff’s Office)

Tiffani L. Thornton, 37, for violation of probation or condition of suspended sentence, and use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail: $640

Palhegyi said the arrests followed an extensive investigation in which police received reports of suspicious activity at the residence.

A trafficking amount of meth was confiscated but he did not know yet the exact amount. Palhegyi said that the investigation is ongoing.

 

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