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$81,800 + 2.5 Pounds of Suspected Meth Seized


December 7, 2012

BLYTHE, Calif A joint investigation between U.S. Border Patrol, Blythe Office and Blythe Narcotic Enforcement Team (BNET) on Dec 5 resulted in the arrest of Brent Killian, age 31, from Murray, Utah. $81,800 in cash and approximately 2.5 pounds of suspected methamphetamine were seized in the case. The investigation began about 12:30 P.M., when U.S. Border Patrol was conducting immigration checks at Blythe Greyhound Bus Station. An agent was contacted by a bus passenger and reported that the back of the bus had an odor of marijuana.

A narcotic trained K-9 was called to the scene and sniff-searched the bus. The K-9 alerted to a carry-on bag in one aisle and to another bag in the aisle directly to the front. The bags were searched and the money and methamphetamine were located.

The investigation determined Killian was in possession of the bag that contained the money and evidence indicative of criminal activities. Killian was booked into the Blythe Jail for Transportation of Criminal Proceeds. The subject who possessed the suspected methamphetamine has not been determined. This case is ongoing.

BNET is a multi-agency narcotic task force participated in by law enforcement agencies in the Blythe-Palo Verde Valley area. BNET's primary mission is to disrupt narcotic sales and diminish the availability of those drugs, thereby increasing public safety.

Citizens are encouraged to report drug activity or information that could lead into the arrest of subjects involved with any criminal activity. Please call the Colorado River Station at (760) 921-7900 or Blythe Police Department at (760) 922-6111.

Persons charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


BNET is a multi-agency narcotic task force participated in by law enforcement agencies in the Blythe, Palo Verde Valley area. BNET's primary mission is to disrupt narcotic sales and diminish the availability of those drugs, thereby increasing public safety. Citizens are encouraged to report drug activity or information that could lead into the arrest of subjects involved with any criminal activity. Call the Colorado River Station at 760-921-7900 or the Blythe Police Department at 760-922-6111.



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