K9 Brutus poses with items located during a recent traffic stop made in Colorado City, AZ. (Photo: MCSO)
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K9 Brutus Assists Deputies in Locating Drugs During a Traffic Stop

K9 Brutus poses with items located during a recent traffic stop made in Colorado City, AZ. (Photo: MCSO)

COLORADO CITY – Mohave County Sheriff’s Office K9 locates drugs in a vehicle in Northern Mohave County.

According to MCSO, on Saturday, June 29, 2019 around 12:10 a.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on a red passenger car on Highway 389 and Mohave Avenue in Colorado City, Arizona. The vehicle was allegedly traveling around 67 MPH in a posted 50 MPH zone.

Upon contact with the driver, Jason Alan Dick, and the passenger, Kristen Fanning, both of Brier, Washington, several nervousness indicators were observed. K9 Brutus was deployed for a narcotics sniff, which yielded a positive indication on the passenger side door.

A search of the vehicle was completed and yielded approximately 3 grams of heroin, 3 grams of methamphetamine, and 1 gram of liquid methamphetamine. Numerous syringes were located throughout the vehicle along with two meth pipes, a scale, and numerous other drug paraphernalia items.

Both were charged with Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Narcotic Drugs, and two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, all felonies.