PANT DETECTIVES DETAIN COTTONWOOD DEALERS ON PROBATION
Over the past few weeks, Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) has been gathering information on Evan Blackwood (23) of Cottonwood who is currently on probation. With enough evidence for a search warrant, detectives executed a search of Blackwood’s residence. Once inside, Detectives located Blackwood’s brother, Michael Smith (18) of Cottonwood, with a handgun and a few fentanyl pills on him.
During the remainder of the search, PANT detectives found the following throughout the home: an AK47 with three loaded magazines, a Remington 870 shotgun, a highpoint 9mm, two fentanyl pills, approximately 21 ounces of liquid codeine, 24 morphine capsules, 3 pounds of green marijuana, 6.5 ounces of THC concentrate, four LSD tabs, 10.4 grams cocaine, 3 Suboxone strips, 4 hydrocodone pills, a pill press (appears he was pressing cocaine into tablets), $3,716 in U.S. Currency, scales, packaging material and a cluster of used paraphernalia.
Blackwood and Smith have been taken into custody and charged with multiple drug and weapon-related offenses.