Yuma police arrest two on drug charges
Two Yuma residents were arrested after two traffic stops led the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force to a home in the 1100 block of South 9th Ave where the alleged sale of illegal drugs was taking place.
During the first stop of a vehicle driven by Albert James Adamson, 54, the Task Force seized approximately 2 ounces of marijuana worth an estimated $200 and drug paraphernalia allegedly found in the vehicle.
A second vehicle driven by Karen Carpenter, 46, was stopped and the Task Force allegedly seized approximately 1 ounce of methamphetamine worth an estimated $2,400, drug paraphernalia and over $700 in cash.
A search warrant was served at 1119 ½ S. 9th Ave where Adamson and Carpenter reside, and additional paraphernalia was allegedly seized.
Adamson was arrested and booked into Yuma County jail where he faces charges including possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a suspended license, and tampering with evidence.
Carpenter was arrested and booked into Yuma County jail where she faces charges including possession of a dangerous drug for sale, possession of a dangerous drug, and possession of drug paraphernalia.