A 60-year old man was arrested Saturday by the Carson City Sheriff’s Office Special Enforcement Team for suspicion of multiple felony drug offenses including trafficking and possession of drugs for sale. Another man was also arrested for alleged drug offenses.
Charles William Jamison Jr. was arrested at around 10 p.m. in a north Carson Street parking lot for suspicion of trafficking (4 to 14 grams meth), possession of meth for sale, possession of marijuana for sale, habitual offender, gross misdemeanor possession of a dangerous weapon and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
Taylor Adam Monge, 26, listed as a transient, was arrested for suspicion of felony possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing an officer.
According to the arrest report, SET was tipped off Jamison was possibly involved in selling drugs in the area of a North Carson Street casino. The suspect vehicle was located with a man, Monge, seen going to the vehicle, opening the door grabbing an unknown item and closing the door.
Deputies used a canine to conduct a free air sniff of the vehicle, with the dog alerting positive. SET deputies made contact with the two men and were asked to step outside the casino to speak. Jamison denied the vehicle was his, it was registered to a relative and that he had no involvement in drug activity and did not use drugs. He denied consent to search. A records check showed the man is a two-time ex-felon for drug trafficking, the arrest report states.
Deputies applied for a telephonic search warrant which was granted by a Carson City judge. Located in the vehicle was an eyeglass case with 3 bags, totaling 7.4 grams of methamphetamine, a methamphetamine pipe with burn marks, “tooter” straws commonly used for inhaling narcotics and a casino