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Narcotics Warrant Served, Arbuckle Man in Custody

A 34-year-old man was arrested on Thursday, August 14th, 2014 after the Colusa County Narcotics Enforcement Team served a narcotics search warrant in Arbuckle. The investigation seized heroin, methamphetamine, and other paraphernalia.

“We are seeing an increase of heroin use in the county,” said Colusa County Sheriff’s Sgt. Mike Bradwell, “primarily in the Arbuckle area.”
The Colusa County Narcotics Enforcement Team, the Colusa County Sheriffs Office, Colusa County Probation, and the Colusa County District Attorneys Office participated in serving the warrant at 7:03 a.m.

Jose Alvarez, was arrested at the 700 block of second street in Arbuckle where he was found to be in possession of 6.425 grams of heroin, and methamphetamine.

“In addition to the drugs found with Alvarez, we found items and other paraphernalia that indicate the intent to sell,” said Bradwell.

Alvarez was charged with possession a controlled substance paraphernalia, and two counts for possession of a controlled substance; possession of a controlled substance for sale; and possession of a narcotic controlled substance for sale. He was also charged with committing an offense while out on bail.

“The Colusa County Narcotics Enforcement Team normally handles methamphetamine cases; however, we are seeing a lot more heroin cases.” said Bradwell, “We are taking every approach we can to get it off our streets.” ■

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2017. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.

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