PRESS RELEASE: Multiple Arrests During a Drug Related Search Warrant

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On July 9, 2014, at approximately 4:30 p.m., detectives from the Lake Havasu City Police Department Special Investigations Bureau, which is part of the Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team (MAGNET), served a drug-related search warrant at a residence in the 1800 block of Swanson Avenue related to an ongoing investigation.

Detectives seized approximately 48 grams of methamphetamine (street value of $4,900) and 11 grams of marijuana. In addition, detectives seized a 2006 Chevy truck, a 2000 BMW, a trailer with two-2007 Sea Doos, a 57-inch television, and several laptop computers.

arresteded during the search warrant were 42-year-old Raymond Martinez, 47-year old Natasha Fey, 32-year old Nicole Cipres, 49-year old Kenneth Hicks, and 40-year old Rebecka Philpot. Martinez and Philpot are residents of Lake Havasu City while Fey, Cipres, and Hicks are residents of California.

Martinez was charged with possession of dangerous drugs, conspiracy to sell dangerous drugs, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Fey was charged with possession of narcotic drugs, possession of dangerous drugs, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Cipres was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Hicks was charged with possession of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs for sale, sale of dangerous drugs, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Philpot was charged with conspiracy to sell dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs for sale, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

At their initial appearances Martinez was held on a $50,000 cash only bond, Fey was held on a $50,000 cash only bond, Cipres was held on a $10,000 cash only bond, Hicks was held on a $50,000 cash only bond, and Philpot was held on a $50,000 cash only bond. All were transferred to the custody of the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.