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The Carson City Sheriff’s Office has arrested nine people in connection with a methamphetamine ring in Carson City.

According to a press release, the Tri-NET Narcotic Task Force ended a three month long investigation on Thursday into the distribution of Methamphetamine in the Woodside Drive area of Carson City. The investigation ended with the service of search and arrest warrants throughout the east side neighborhood. As a result of the investigation, a total of approximately 300 grams of methamphetamine was seized with a street value of $30,000.7200862_G

A search warrant was served in the 3500-block Desatoya Drive, which resulted in the seizure of approximately 112 grams of methamphetamine, three handguns, and one stolen motorcycle. 32-year-old Elvin Lee Fred was arrested on a warrant charging him with multiple methamphetamine trafficking charges, in addition to new charges of being an ex-felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Stolen Property, and new Level Three Methamphetamine Trafficking charges. 28-year-old Tawnee Johnson was also charged with Possession of Stolen Property, and Level Three Methamphetamine Trafficking.

Seven additional drug-related arrest warrants were served on the following individuals: Christopher Shane Landry, 43; James Tito, 41; Michelle Rendleman, 34; Aaron Jalbert, 25; Lee Huttman, 53; Patricia Skenandore-Bigpond, 33; and Jason Huddleston, 38. The individuals were charged with various felonies including Sales of a Controlled Substance, Drug Trafficking, Conspiracy to Violate the Uniformed Controlled Substance Act, Conspiracy, and Having a Child Present During a Controlled Substance Violation.

The operation began before sunrise Thursday morning and culminated with the final arrest around 2 p.m., with all individuals in custody.  As a result of the service of the search warrant, schools located near Desatoya Drive elected to hold recess inside until the operation was completed as a precaution. However, there was no immediate threat to any of the schools.








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