Silver Springs traffic stop leads to meth bust

Four people were arrested Sunday when a traffic stop led to a seizure of methamphetamine, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said.

Four people were arrested Sunday when a traffic stop led to a seizure of methamphetamine, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said.
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Four people were arrested Sunday when a traffic stop led to the seizure of more than $77,000 of methamphetamine, according to a news release from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.

Members of the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit, assisted by a sheriff’s office K9 unit, conducted a traffic stop in Silver Springs, the release said.

As a result of information gathered during the investigation, a telephonic search warrant for the vehicle was granted. The subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of 969.5 grams (2.14 pounds) of methamphetamine with a potential street value of $77,560. All four occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody and booked into the Lyon County jail on the following charges:

• Louis Chades: Trafficking in a controlled substance over 400 grams, conspiracy to violate the Uniform Controlled Substances act, possession of credit/debit card without consent, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail: $513,640.

• Monalisa Koster: Possession of controlled substance over 14 grams, conspiracy to violate the Uniform Controlled Substances act, possession of credit/debit card without consent, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail: $16,140.

• David Williams: Possession of controlled substance over 14 grams and conspiracy to violate the Uniform Controlled Substances act. Bail: $12,500.

• Megan Haffey: Possession of controlled substance over 14 grams, and conspiracy to violate the Uniform Controlled Substances act. Bail: $12,500.

Anyone who has any information regarding this case is urged to contact the LCSO at 775-577-5206 or by email at detective@lyon-county.org.

Callers may also remain anonymous by contacting Secret Witness at secretwitness.com or by text or phone at 775-322-4900.

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