RAW: Mammoth man busted on meth charges

A 32-year-old Mammoth man is in custody after the Mono County Narcotics Enforcement Team (MONET), along with the assistance of Mono County Sheriff Deputies, arrested him in a methamphetamine bust.

Jose Priciliano Perez Torres was arrested for the possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of sales, and sales of a controlled substance.

A search of Torres’ residence was conducted on Wednesday, Dec. 4, and after several alerts by the narcotic detection K9 “Tara,” over an ounce of methamphetamine was recovered, along with several thousand dollars in cash thought to be illegally obtained through the sale of narcotics.

Torres was taken into custody by Mono County Sheriff Deputies and transported and booked into the Mono County Jail in Bridgeport without incident.