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Bullhead City man arrested on suspicion of felony drug offenses

Police found methamphetamine, heroin, digital scales and drug paraphernalia on Wednesday, May 20. (MCSO photo)

Police found methamphetamine, heroin, digital scales and drug paraphernalia on Wednesday, May 20. (MCSO photo)

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Paul Alan Reilly (MCSO photo)

KINGMAN – Paul Alan Reilly, 43, of Bullhead City, was arrested by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, May 20 on suspicion of multiple felony drug charges stemming from a traffic stop.

MCSO wrote in a news release that at 11:45 a.m. deputies observed a motorcycle in the area of Camp Mohave Road and Highway 95 in Fort Mohave. Deputies reportedly observed a 2017 registration tag on the license plate. A traffic stop was conducted and deputies contacted the operator, identified as Reilly.

Reilly advised he had just purchased the motorcycle and was taking it for a test drive. According to the sheriff’s office, deputies learned Reilly did not have a motorcycle endorsement, the motorcycle’s registration nor insurance. A subsequent record’s check revealed Reilly’s license was suspended, and he had an active arrest warrant.

Further investigation revealed Reilly was wearing a GPS ankle monitor and currently on probation out of California, the sheriff’s office wrote.

A pat search reportedly revealed a syringe in Reilly’s pocket, around which time deputies reported observing a bag on the motorcycle’s fuel tank. A search of the bag allegedly revealed 59.6 grams of methamphetamine, 34.9 grams of heroin and two digital scales.

Reilly was arrested on suspicion of felony narcotic drugs for sale, possession of narcotic drugs, two counts of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of dangerous drugs and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility.

Information provided by MCSO

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