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


7 Responses to MONET drug arrest

  1. Scott turner February 24, 2014 at 4:43 pm #

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

  2. Wayne Deja February 24, 2014 at 6:11 pm #

    …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…..

  3. Rick O'Brien February 24, 2014 at 6:40 pm #

    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 …

  4. Trouble February 24, 2014 at 8:50 pm #

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

  5. upthecreek February 24, 2014 at 9:27 pm #

    Zomby nation..

    • Ken Warner February 25, 2014 at 10:33 am #

      …now you’ve got it!

  6. Desert Tortoise February 25, 2014 at 2:06 pm #

    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


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