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Deputies seize 11 grams of suspected methamphetamine

These items, including the bag containing 11 grams of suspected methamphetamine, were seized after a traffic stop in Mohave Valley. (MCSO photo)

These items, including the bag containing 11 grams of suspected methamphetamine, were seized after a traffic stop in Mohave Valley. (MCSO photo)

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Matthew Neil Dimmick (MCSO photo)

KINGMAN – Matthew Neil Dimmick, 34, of Bullhead City, was arrested by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office on multiple felony allegations stemming from a traffic stop on Tuesday, June 22.

MCSO wrote in a news release that at 11 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 5400 block of Highway 95 in Mohave Valley. Deputies made contact with the driver and the passenger, identified as Dimmick.

A pat search of Dimmick reportedly revealed a glass pipe and a clear plastic baggie containing 11 grams of methamphetamine. Dimmick was detained, at which time a search of his backpack revealed a loaded handgun, according to law enforcement. The sheriff’s office also wrote that a records check showed Dimmick to be a prohibited possessor, and currently on felony bail for an unrelated offense.

The driver of the vehicle was released from the scene. Dimmick was arrested on suspicion of possession of a weapon by a prohibited person, possession of a weapon during a drug offense, dangerous drug possession and drug paraphernalia possession, all felonies, as well as an active arrest warrant.

He was booked into the Mohave County jail.

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