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6:17 AM Wed, Dec. 19th

PV narcotics team nabs three for drug possession

PRESCOTT VALLEY - Officers with the Prescott Valley Narcotics Enforcement Team on Wednesday arrested three young adults and booked them into Yavapai County Jail on drug possession charges.

Officers cuffed Woodrow Bryan, 28, Kristy Blanco, 32, and Jon McCluskey, 19, Wednesday after stopping their vehicle at the Circle K on Highway 69 and Prescott East Highway.

Police charged Bryan on suspicion of aggravated DUI, possession of dangerous drugs for sale and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Officers charged Blanco with possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, a felony warrant for possession of a forged instrument, a felony warrant for forgery, and false reporting to law enforcement.

Police charged McCluskey with a felony warrant for failing to appear on charges of aggravated robbery, dangerous drugs and misconduct involving a weapon.

Police say Bryan had 2.4 grams of methamphetamine on his person, while Blanco had .3 grams of meth.

Officers made the arrests after conducting a surveillance operation on a known drug house in Prescott Valley. They followed Bryan as he was driving away from the residence in his vehicle with the other suspects inside.