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Three Arrested On Weapon And Drug Charges In Cottonwood

Three people were arrested last week on drug and weapon’s charges during a traffic stop in Cottonwood. Officers pulled over a silver Oldsmobile Alero in a residential area of Cottonwood last Thursday at around 9 p.m. Based on information officers had on one of the three people in the car, the person had been involved in drug sales. Police then sent K-9 Kronos to do a narcotics sniff. The investigation revealed over a gram of heroin, $14-hundred dollars in cash, various drug paraphernalia and a stolen handgun out of Buckeye. Arrested were 40-year-old Jason Stone from Cottonwood, 24-year-old Ricky Couch also from Cottonwood and 28-year-old Dennise Hill from Phoenix. All three were booked on drug and weapon charges. Stone is being held without bond and Couch and Hill are being held on a five-thousand dollar bond each.