6 Arrested in Drug Trafficking Investigation

Published by The Bee News

May 1, 2024

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On April 30, 2024, Detectives with the Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement team (M.A.G.N.E.T.), a HIDTA initiative and ACJC supported taskforce, ended a four-month long investigation into a Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO) operating in Dolan Springs, Meadview and Kingman, AZ. During the initial portion of the investigation Detectives identified Wsbaldo Lazarit (36 of Dolan Springs) as a fentanyl source of supply for the area. During the continued investigation, Detectives learned that Lazarit and his co-conspirators were responsible for stealing at least two Hyundai vehicles from Kingman, AZ.

On April 11, 2024, MAGNET Detectives, along with Deputies from the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, attempted to stop and arrest Lazarit along with his girlfriend Janey Walton (37 of Dolan Springs) in a stolen white Hyundai Sonata. Lazarit and Walton fled at a high rate of speed, to which Detectives  and Deputies discontinued the pursuit for the safety of the community. On April 19, 2024, MAGNET Detectives with the assistance of Arizona DPS Air Rescue located the stolen white Hyundai Sonata abandoned in the desert north of Dolan Springs.

On April 30, 2024, Mohave County Sheriff’s Office SWAT, with the assistance of Bullhead City SWAT, executed search warrants at 5 properties in the Dolan Springs and Meadview communities in relation to this investigation. M.A.G.N.E.T. was also assisted by Officers with the Kingman Police  Department and Detectives assigned to Arizona DPS Narcotics, GIITEM, and auto theft divisions. The investigation is ongoing and further charges are pending. During the execution of the search warrants the following persons were located and arrested:

Wsbaldo Cavillo Lazarit, 36, charged with two counts of Theft of Means of Transportation, two counts of Possession of Forged Instruments, one count Unlawful Flight from Law Enforcement, one count Narcotic Drug Possession, one count Burglary Tools Possession, all felonies.
Janey Anne Walton, 37, charged with Theft of Means of Transportation and Unlawful Means of Transportation, both felonies.
Erica Evelyn Devine, 29 of Dolan Springs, charged with Dangerous Drug Possession and Narcotic Drug Possession, both felonies, and an active arrest warrant.
Blayne Allyne Clifford, 32 of Dolan Springs, charged with two counts of felony Possession of a Weapon by Prohibited Person.
Fernando Martinez, 36 of Dolan Springs, charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, both felonies.
Robert Lynn Krause, 65 of Dolan Springs, charged with one count of felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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