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Chino Valley Man Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison In Connection With Fentanyl Sales And Possession

A Chino Valley man could serve the next seven years in prison for his role in fentanyl sales and possession. Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies pulled over a black Chevy truck June 2nd at around 2 p.m. on Iron Springs Road near Williamson Valley Road in Prescott on several moving violations. A K9 deputy was deployed and found a container with marijuana residue along with drug paraphernalia. There were three people in the truck at the time. The driver was 50-year-old Randall Arrington from Chino Valley, the passengers were 43-year-old William John Stevens, also from Chino Valley, and his 17-year-old son. All three were taken to a booking facility. A baggie containing 73 blue “M30″pills were found on Arrington. Nothing was found on Stevens, but his son had three baggies had 156 of the same pills on his person. The teen told deputies Arrington had given him the pills while they were in Mexico earlier in the day. All tests returned positive for Fentanyl on all of the pills. Arrington was charged with transportation of a narcotic for sale and promoting prison contraband.