Saturday, February 28, 2015

Bisbee PD drug bust leads to tunnel discovery

 By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
A $3 million marijuana drug bust by Bisbee Police officers led to the discovery of a sophisticated drug smuggling tunnel in Naco, Ariz., and has landed a father and son in jail.
According to a press release issued by the Bisbee Police Department, Bisbee Police officers conducted a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle for a traffic violation near Highway 92 late Monday evening.
The Bisbee Police Department, with the use of a U.S. Border Patrol K9 drug-detecting dog, searched the small white box truck with the consent of the driver while searching the K9 alerted to the presence of narcotics. Officers discovered full story (e-subscribers only)

City settles after lawsuit filed

By Dianna Metzler
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee City Council voted unanimously to settle with The Ashton Company at a special session last Thursday after the construction company filed suit against the city for failure to pay for services.
According to a letter sent to the City of Bisbee on Feb. 19, The Ashton Company will release the city from their claims that the city failed to pay Ashton for work done in regard to the solar power system at the San Jose Wastewater Treatment Plant in the settled amount of $64,730.61. 
“We had a combination of technical issues, a couple of timing issues as it relates to complaints that were filed. A lot was full story (e-subscribers only)

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