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BNET January Arrests

February 10, 2012

BLYTHE, Calif During the month of January 2012, the Blythe Narcotic Enforcement Team (BNET) arrested 71 persons. Twenty-five of those arrests were felonies and 46 were misdemeanors. Nearly sixty thousand dollars in cash was seized as asset forfeiture, $3,000 dollars in stolen property was recovered, and five juveniles were arrested on felony violations.

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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