MONET drug arrest

Daniel Milev

Daniel Milev

MONET narcotics search warrant leads to arrest of a Mammoth Lakes resident

The Mono County Narcotics Enforcement Team (MONET), along with the assistance of the Mono County Sheriff’s Office, concluded a narcotics warrant investigation in the Town of Mammoth Lakes.

On the morning of Saturday, February 22, 2014, MONET agents, and Mono County Sheriff’s deputies, conducted two simultaneous search warrants at two residences’ within the Town of Mammoth Lakes. Contact was made with one of the residents, Daniel Milev, age 38, of Mammoth Lakes, who stated he was hallucinating someone breaking into his home and was glad law enforcement was there to help him. He also stated he had consumed an undisclosed amount of narcotics that he had purchased in Southern California and brought to Mammoth.

With several alerts inside the residence by narcotic detection K-9, Tara, a physical search of Mr. Milev’s residence was conducted and approximately a quarter ounce of methamphetamine, a digital scale, numerous piece of aluminum foil containing burnt residue consistent with narcotics residue, and approximately five and a half (5.5) grams of psilocybin mushrooms were discovered and recovered. Mr. Milev was arrested and transported to the Mono County Jail in Bridgeport without incident.

Daniel Milev, age 38, of Mammoth Lakes, was arrested for transportation of a controlled substance; possession of a controlled substance; possession of a controlled substance for sale; maintaining a residence with the intent to house and sell narcotics; possession of narcotics paraphernalia; and being under the influence of a controlled substance. Mr. Milev is currently in custody in the Mono County Jail.

All charges are pending with the Mono County District Attorney’s Office.

Written and reported by: Jennifer M. Hansen, Public Information Officer

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Desert Tortoise
Desert Tortoise
7 years ago

When the men on the chessboard
Get up and tell you where to go
And you’ve just had some kind of mushroom
And your mind is moving low
Go ask Tara
I think she’ll know

upthecreek
upthecreek
7 years ago

Zomby nation..

Ken Warner
Ken Warner
7 years ago
Reply to  upthecreek

…now you’ve got it!

Trouble
Trouble
7 years ago

It’s hard to believe that drug is so popular up here. Scary!

Rick O'Brien
Rick O'Brien
7 years ago

Seems like the mono narc squad is putting in a LOT of hours (a good thing) but sad that they’re having to serve more search warrants than a city 2,or 3 times the size of Mammoth. Why ANYONE would put that meth-pipe to their lips for the first time is …

Wayne Deja
Wayne Deja
7 years ago

…And here’s another scenario….Your 35 year old daughter,having gotten out of an unhappy relationship about a year ago,and finally ready to take a chance and date again,calls you up….says she met this REALLY nice guy………oh,never mind…..

Scott turner
Scott turner
7 years ago

Wow!!!! This is the second time his guy has been caught and reported here. What a winner!!!