From The Tribune staff reports
BROOKSIDE — Authorities in Brookside have reported two drug trafficking arrest were made on Sunday night, involving two Utahns, one of which is a convicted sex offender.
According to a Facebook post from the Brookside Police Department, officers stopped a vehicle traveling from Mobile to Utah at approximately 11:15 p.m. on Sept. 13. The driver of the vehicle provided officers with false identification. Upon further investigation, the driver was positively identified as James Reeves and the female passenger was identified as Lisa Kline, both from Utah.
The pair were transporting a large amount of narcotics with an estimated street value of more than $30,000. Officers recovered several travel bags and two briefcases containing 204.7 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 95.2 grams of pure black tar heroin, 2.7 grams of fentanyl, marijuana, loaded syringes, a bottle of liquid heroin, numerous items of drug paraphernalia, scales, plastic baggies & packaging used for drug sales, and several pills of controlled substance.
A loaded firearm was also located along with cash, and suspected stolen credit cards. Officers also located several items commonly used as burglary tools inside the vehicle with jewelry, electronics, night vision goggles, binoculars and cameras.
Reeves and Kline were placed under arrest and taken to the Brookside Jail pending numerous felony charges.