RIMROCK – Detectives found over a quarter of a pound of crystal methamphetamine during a search in a home in the 3900 block of Beaver Vista Road in Rimrock, according to a news release from Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.
Around 9:30 p.m. Oct. 13, the Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking Task Force, along with personnel from the YCSO, served a search warrant seeking evidence of illegal drug use and possession for sales at the residence, stated the release.
Dwight D’Evelyn, media relations coordinator of YCSO, said Mark Stanley Marszalek, 57, and Haili Teresa Herbert, 39, were located inside the residence during the execution of the search warrant.
The task force had been investigating reports that Marszalek had been selling methamphetamine for over a year and a half, said YCSO.
As the search continued, said D’Evelyn, detectives found over 128 grams of crystal methamphetamine along with related drug paraphernalia that included unused bindle baggies and a digital scale.
Detectives also located numerous rifles and handguns inside the home along with a home surveillance system, among other items, according to the release.
Both Marszalek and Herbert were taken into custody without incident, said D’Evelyn, and were booked in at the Yavapai County Detention Center and charged with possession of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of drug paraphernalia, and misconduct involving weapons. Both Marszalek and Herbert have been released – each posting a $5000 bond, according to the news release.
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