Mono County

Recent Saturation Patrol Nets 17 Felony Arrests

Date : Wednesday, August 28, 2013
From : Sgt. Seth Clark
Subject: Press Release, Recent Saturation Patrol Nets 17 Felony Arrests

Between Thursday, August 22nd, 2013, and Sunday, August 25th, 2013, the Mono County Sheriff’s Office  conducted a saturation patrol in various locations in the northern half of Mono County. The purpose of the enforcement was to combat people trafficking illegal narcotics through and too our communities.  With the assistance of the Mammoth Lakes Police Department, the California Highway Patrol, the Bishop Police Department, the South Lake Tahoe Police Department, and the Eldorado County Sheriff’s Office, the patrol was successful in netting 17 felony arrests. The above mentioned agencies supplied officers and drug sniffing dogs. 

The following people were arrested and booked into the Mono County jail:

On Thursday, August 22nd, 2013, Michael Stefaun, age 44, and James Wilson, age 43, of San Diego, were arrested as a results of a traffic stop for possession of cocaine, ecstasy, marijuana, and psilocybin mushrooms. 

On Friday, August 23rd, 2013, Todd Buckley, age 30, and Kyle Walker, also age 30, both from Bellingham Washington, were arrested as a result from a traffic stop for possession of psilocybin mushrooms.

On Friday, August 23rd 2013, Tracy Duncan, age 42, from McMinnville Oregon, was arrested for possession of a methamphetamine pipe and a used syringe.

On Saturday, August 24th, 2013, Martin Robertaccio, Curtis Wood, Jeremiah Mezzel, and Luke Mezzei from Los Angeles County were arrested as a result from a traffic stop for possession of cocaine, ecstasy, MDMA, LSD, and marijuana. 

On Saturday, August 24th, 2013,  Paul Neadow, age 35, of Wilton Manor Florida, and Bret Gerber, age 47, of San Diego were arrested on a traffic stop for possession of  Mdma, psilocybin mushrooms, GHB, and ecstasy. 

On Saturday, August 24th, 2013, San Diego residents Kristen Brewer, age 32, and Daniel Jacob, age 55, were arrested when deputies located methamphetamine and marijuana inside their vehicle.

On Saturday, August 24th, 2013, Max Bruce, age 45, and Robert Payne, age 45, both from the Los Angeles area were arrested for possession of GHB, ecstasy, MDMA , and Ketamine.

On Saturday, August 24th, 2013, Scott Kampmeyer, age 41, of Sherman Oaks, was arrested for transporting LSD, ecstasy, marijuana, and cocaine. 

On Sunday, August 25th, 2013, Jonathan Blaising, age 26, was arrested for possession of Adderall and Xanax without a prescription. 

All cases have been submitted to the Mono County District Attorney’s office for filing. 

Written and prepared by:
Sergeant Seth Clark
Mono County Sheriff’s Department