The suspect was searched and a large quantity of Fentanyl pills and powders were located hidden in the suspect’s underwear
On Saturday (Oct. 29) at about 9:40 p.m., a deputy with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office was on routine patrol and located a stolen vehicle parked at the 7-11 store in Orchards. A male suspect was seen getting out of the vehicle and going into the store.
The deputy requested additional deputies but before they could arrive the suspect came out of the store. The deputy attempted to contact the suspect who fled on foot. The deputy gave chase and took the suspect into custody a short distance away.
During the arrest and transport process, the suspect advised he swallowed Fentanyl and was transported to the hospital for treatment. The suspect was searched and a large quantity of Fentanyl pills and powders were located hidden in the suspect’s underwear.
The suspect was booked for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Possession with Intent to Deliver Drugs, Resisting Arrest, Obstructing Law Enforcement, and an outstanding felony warrant. This investigation is on-going and search warrants are forthcoming.
Information provided by Clark County Sheriff’s Office.
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