Monday, September 1st, 2014

Man Arrested On Drug Charges After Trying To Evade Police On A Bicycle

handcuffs2The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office says an arrest was made Monday after the suspect tried to get away from officers on a bicycle. 

Police say Joe A. Casanova was seen jumping a fence in the area of the 1000 block of West Third Street and was contacted by the Deputy due to his behavior.  He then was observed throwing an object back over the fence.  The retrieved object turned out to be over eight-grams of heroin. 

Casanova was arrested and booked into the Yuma County Detention Center for possession of a narcotic drug for sale, possession of a narcotic drug and theft of the bicycle.

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