Published by The Bee News

January 17, 2023

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MOHAVE VALLEY, Ariz.  – January 17, 2023 – Bullhead City Detectives assigned to the Arizona Department of Public Safety State Gang Task Force (GIITEM) seized a street value of approximately $220,000 worth of illegal drugs.

On Friday, January 13 at about 2:15 p.m., GIITEM detectives conducted a traffic stop in the area of Highway 95 and King Street in Mohave Valley. A large quantity of drugs was seized during the traffic stop, which led detectives to execute three search warrants at different residences in the Bullhead City area in connection to the investigation.

The following totals were seized as a result:

  • 4.1 pounds of methamphetamine
  • 3.75 pounds of cocaine
  • 48 grams of ecstasy pills
  • 4 grams of psilocybin mushrooms
  • 2 firearms

The suspect, Blaise Joseph Militello, 24 of Fort Mohave, was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of narcotic drugs for sale, possession of drug paraphernalia, misconduct involving weapons- prohibited possessor, and misconduct involving weapons- drug offense. He was booked into the Mohave County Jail in Kingman, AZ.

GIITEM detectives were assisted by Bullhead City Police Narcotics/MAGNET, AZ DPS Highway Patrol and AZ DPS Mohave Investigations Unit.

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