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On March 11, 2019, in the early morning hours, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office/Eastern Nevada Narcotic Task Force (ENNTF) arrested Tammy Goodwin, age 49 of Ely. Goodwin was arrested for trafficking of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. This arrest resulted from a vehicle stop that occurred on US 93 mile marker 45, the vehicle was traveling north on US 93 prior to being stopped. During the enforcement stop Deputies located approximately 98 grams of methamphetamine on Goodwin’s person, who was a passenger in the vehicle. During a continuation of the stop, officers located methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. Goodwin was taken into custody and transported to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office without incident. Goodwin is currently being held on a $260,664.00 bail. The driver of the vehicle had no knowledge of the controlled substances and was released.
The Eastern Nevada Narcotic Task Force consists of the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Investigation Division, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, White Pine County Sheriff’s Office, and the Eureka County Sheriff’s Office.
Concerned citizens with drug-related information are asked to call the Eastern Nevada Task Force at 775-289-1660.