Pair arrested for meth, marijuana

MCSO/Courtesy

MCSO/Courtesy

KINGMAN - A traffic stop early Monday afternoon led to five felony charges for a Kingman man and woman.

Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team (MAGNET) detectives arrested Robert Lopez Figueroa, 36, for possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and theft, all felonies. Patricia Yevette Pena, 32, was arrested for tampering with evidence, a felony.

The two were stopped about 1:30 p.m. Monday in the area of Beverly Avenue and Harrison Street. With the assistance of a Kingman Police detective and his K9, about 93.5 grams of methamphetamine were located, said police. Figueroa and Pena were arrested without incident.

A search warrant was granted for Figueroa's residence in the 3000 block of E. McVicar Avenue, according to police, where additional quantities of methamphetamine and marijuana allegedly were located.

During the investigation, a washer and dryer that had been reported stolen also were located and recovered, said police. Figueroa and Pena were transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail.