CHP drug arrest

chp.jpgOn Friday, July 4, 2014, a California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer assigned to the Bridgeport Area office came upon a non-injury traffic collision on US-395, north of Bridgeport.  A preliminary investigation revealed, Ms. Nadima Emerson, age 48, of Ridgecrest, California, was driving northbound US-395, north of Bridgeport, in an area commonly referred to as “Huntoon Canyon” with her passenger Mr. Robert Hess, age 53, of Ridgecrest, California.  

For unknown reasons, Ms. Emerson lost control of her 2003 Mercury Sable which traveled off the roadway and collided with a fence.  With the assistance of the Mono County Sheriff’s Department, a probable cause search was conducted and multiple controlled substances were located.  Ultimately, Ms. Emerson and Mr. Hess were arrested for possession of controlled substances and transported to the CHP office for further evaluation.  The vehicle was towed, and both individuals were later booked booked into the Mono County Jail in Bridgeport, California, for felony violations.

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The Aggressive Progressive
The Aggressive Progressive
8 years ago

Here’s a good question to Law Enforcement; “If you work in Law Enforcement, I have a very important question for you, one which soon may be a matter of life or death, I am sure some people become police officers just so they can boss other people around, but I… Read more »

sugar magnolia
sugar magnolia
8 years ago

I have no tolerance for impaired driving…however, in this instance, there is no suggestion of impaired driving. For ‘probable cause’, their car was searched and illegal drugs found. No charges have been pressed for impaired driving (as of yet at least). I do not trust LEO and their ‘probable cause’… Read more »

Desert Tortoise
Desert Tortoise
8 years ago

What should the police have done in your august opinion trouble? Just leave them alone? Tell us. Single vehicle crash, driver and occupant stoned, just push the car back on the road and wavy bye to them? Tell us trouble. You always know better.

Wayne Deja
Wayne Deja
8 years ago

Deseret Tortoise….Maybe what they should do for punishment is make these (alleged) dopers and DUI drivers either move to the same street “Trouble” lives on,or better yet,next door to his house….that way,he can deal first hand with their troubling and dangerous behavior.

Trouble
Trouble
8 years ago
Reply to  Wayne Deja

Wayne- did you know that doctors , lawyers and police have almost the same percentage of drug and alcohol addictions as the rest of us normal folks? Most addicts are only hurting themselves. In my opinion your views on addictions are part of the problem. More kids are dying from… Read more »

Wayne Deja
Wayne Deja
8 years ago
Reply to  Trouble

Trouble….I’m doubting your statement about percentages of addictions,especially with police officers…lawyers,doctors,who knows….still not a reason to make everything legal…and untill it is,no arrests for (alleged) drug users drug,runners,and DUI drivers…and your statement saying “addicts only hurt themselves”…..not true again…maybe thinking that way because of where we all live here…..but not… Read more »

The Aggressive Progressive
The Aggressive Progressive
8 years ago

For one Law Enforcement should stop acting like this current approach against the “war on drugs” is working, it makes me sick to see the WASTED tax payer dollars to punish those with minor pot possession or any possession, for we don’t see the efforts leaving less drugs on the… Read more »

Pedro
Pedro
8 years ago

DT, Do you know they were stoned? Stop making unfounded accusations

Trouble
Trouble
8 years ago

It’s not the police DT. It’s the revolving doors of our legal system that is totally tilted to the wealthy that erks me. If these people have almost any money at all, they are all ready out and probably up to their same old ways.. Only the poorest of poor… Read more »

Trouble
Trouble
8 years ago

Let me know when the jails full?