Fentanyl Bust

Published by The Bee News

January 17, 2023

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BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. – January 17, 2023 – Bullhead City MAGNET (Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team) detectives are committed to investigating sales of large quantities of Fentanyl in the Bullhead City / Tristate area.
On Saturday, January 14 at about 10 a.m., Bullhead City Police conducted a traffic stop in the 3400 block of Highway 95 on a vehicle driven by Claudia Roxanna Evans, 28 of Bullhead City, and the passenger was identified as Joseph Aaron Kroll, 38 of Bullhead City. Evans was driving on a suspended driver’s license.
During a search of the vehicle, police found approximately 5,200 counterfeit blue M-30 pills containing Fentanyl, drug paraphernalia, and a firearm that had a defaced serial number. Claudia Evans and Joseph Kroll were both arrested for possession of narcotic drugs (Fentanyl) for sale and transportation of narcotic drugs. Kroll was additionally arrested for several counts of misconduct involving weapons (prohibited possessor, defaced serial number, and possession during a drug offense).

     Bullhead City Police MAGNET detectives, with assistance from Bullhead City Police general detectives and AZ DPS GIITEM detectives, conducted a search warrant in the 800 block of Brill Drive and a limited consent to search at another address in the 2300 block of Merrill Avenue.
Five more individuals were arrested as a result to the follow up investigation: Amber Nicole Sowers, 28, was arrested for possession of narcotic drugs and drug paraphernalia. Michael Anthony Hernandez, 29, was arrested for felony flight from pursuing law enforcement, theft of means of transportation and possession of drug paraphernalia. Hernandez fled from police in a stolen vehicle before the search warrant was served on Brill Drive. Jared Clayton Winer, 42, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. Cecily Lynn Ashworth, 32, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and two misdemeanor post adjudication warrants. Sonia Edith Dominguez, 29 was arrested on a failure to appear warrant. All arrestees were booked into the Mohave County Jail in Kingman.


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