MONET makes arrest, seizes cash and drugs

MONET Search Warrant leads to Mammoth arrest  (Press Release)

On Thursday, September 6th, 2012 the Mono County Narcotics Task Force (MONET), along with assistance from the Mono County Sheriff’s

Jack Jerry Colby, 70, of Mammoth Lakes.

Department and Mammoth Lakes Police Department, concluded an extensive investigation for the sales of cocaine in the Town of Mammoth Lakes.

On the morning of Thursday, September 6th, MONET agents served a search warrant in the Town of Mammoth Lakes resulting in the arrest of Jack Jerry Colby, age 70, of Mammoth Lakes for suspicion of sales of cocaine.

The search warrant resulted in the seizure of over $19,000 US currency which was proceeds from the sales of narcotics. Agents recovered scales, packaging materials, over one (1) and a half pounds of cocaine, one (1) gram of methamphetamine and a small amount of marijuana. 

Mr. Colby was taken into custody at the Mono County Jail in Bridgeport and charges are pending with the Mono County District Attorney’s Office.

 

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47 Responses to MONET makes arrest, seizes cash and drugs

  1. Wayne Deja September 7, 2012 at 2:47 pm #

    WHAT ?,,,,,drugs being used and sold in Mammoth Lakes ?…..no way !!!!…Cocaine,meth,AND marijuana ?…no one that sells or uses coke and meth sells or uses pot too !!!!…just like whoever uses pot doesn’t drink alcohol…Something smells fishy here…..

     
    • Russ Monroe September 7, 2012 at 6:10 pm #

      Your correct Wayne…..
      There is a reason that, you, smell that stench!
      Seriously boring Wayne.

       
      • Wayne Deja September 7, 2012 at 9:07 pm #

        Russ…Don’t know what you mean by that……

         
  2. Trouble September 8, 2012 at 8:44 am #

    Richard Nixon started their war on drugs 42 years ago. Will be reading this same story in another month.

     
  3. Wooly Mammoth September 8, 2012 at 9:53 am #

    Good job MONET. Get hardcore drug dealers out of Mono County! Keep up the good work!

     
  4. Out with the trash September 8, 2012 at 10:22 am #

    I wonder why they took so long to get this guy?
    I also wonder who else is going down with him?

    I heard the cops took more than drugs from him.

     
    • Big AL September 10, 2012 at 6:44 pm #

      Gather intelligence, try to see if they can get the bigger fish out with the trash.

       
  5. Mammothite September 8, 2012 at 11:01 am #

    Great Job MONET!! Sources say this guy has been active for over a decade. And, that he has sold to the old, long time local coke head business owners types, etc.

    MONET did a fantastic job. I would love to see the numbers in his cell phone! I think it will contain many of the Whos Who in Mammoth.

     
    • Out with the trash September 9, 2012 at 9:52 pm #

      I am sure they already know the phone numbers.

      I heard Monet seized more property other than drugs. A couple motorcycles and his Jeep too.

       
  6. Altitude September 8, 2012 at 3:36 pm #

    This guy will spray cars with a waterhose if he thinks they are driving to fast on his street. Yet, he is selling coke out of his house. Talk about some messed priorities.

     
  7. ferdinand lopez September 8, 2012 at 4:32 pm #

    dont forget all the people doing those drugs,that he was simply supplying to them,theyre gonna get it from someone.i blame obama

     
    • Wooly Mammoth September 9, 2012 at 5:39 am #

      Yes, of course it is Obama’s fault. Or maybe space aliens. The last person to be blamed is the guy selling the drugs right? After all he is just another victim is what you are saying right?

      Hey squirrels are dropping pine cones on my roof at 6 am. That’s Obama also right?

       
      • Childish blaming September 9, 2012 at 11:30 am #

        Good one, Wooly!
        : >

         
      • Dang leftys September 10, 2012 at 5:19 am #

        Yessiree.
        We gotta stop them dang liberals like Obama before we find ourselves in the 21st Century.
        Cain’t have that.
        Why does stuff have ta change all the time anyway?
        It ain’t right.
        Jes leave things the day they’s always been.
        Who ever dreamed of a black guy for president any way?

         
        • liberalis uber alles September 10, 2012 at 1:41 pm #

          Liberalism (from the Latin liberalis) is a broad political ideology or worldview founded on the ideas of liberty and equality. Liberals espouse a wide array of views depending on their understanding of these principles, but generally liberals support ideas such as capitalism (either regulated or not), constitutionalism, liberal democracy, free press, free and fair elections, human rights and the free exercise of religion.

          Today’s Far-Right has completely re-defined the word to mean trouble-makers, communists, and America-haters.
          see: Rush Limbaughism

           
          • esfotoguy September 10, 2012 at 4:40 pm #

            there is no such thing as an open minded liberal…dont believe me? Tell them you are a God fearing Christian

             
          • angry neocons abound September 11, 2012 at 5:18 am #

            Liberalism can liberate you.
            If you let it.

             
          • Bemused September 11, 2012 at 7:59 am #

            Gotta love when people “thumbs-down” facts. The new conservative norm is virtually fact-free…

             
          • Industrial Military Complex September 13, 2012 at 10:27 am #

            Conservatives claim to be fiscally responsible while running up the national debt at a record pace, usually with the help of their friends in the industrial military complex (Dick and Lynne Cheney were former CEOs of defense contractors, Halliburton and Lockheed Martin). They also like to keep the rich rich and the poor underfoot.
            Duping the poor into falsely believing in a trickle-down effect.

             
    • Jeremiah's Alter Ego September 13, 2012 at 9:48 am #

      How did you manage to get 7 thumbs up on that. That is just silly and how did that qualify as a hot debate topic? I refuse to stoop to someones level when the potential of them seeing it in a different light is gone with the wind.

       
  8. Trouble September 8, 2012 at 5:15 pm #

    Maybe he was just celebrating his 70th birthday.

     
  9. Big Rick OB September 8, 2012 at 9:37 pm #

    Jack Colby’s attorney to the Mono County D.A….”Let’s make a deal”.

     
    • Trouble September 9, 2012 at 10:00 am #

      Be careful Big Rick, saying DA in bishop is a dirty word. Just ask Benett.

       
    • Mammothite September 9, 2012 at 10:02 am #

      That’s funny Big Rick!

       
  10. ferdinand lopez September 9, 2012 at 6:10 pm #

    thats why june mountain cant open….obama

     
    • Big AL September 10, 2012 at 6:46 pm #

      HeHe … besides obummer didn’t build it, Rusty did.

       
      • esfotoguy September 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm #

        FYI Bud Hayeward Built June Mountain 51 yrs ago…Darth Rusty was a child when that happened. McCoy bought it in 1986…do some research before making ill informed comments

         
        • Big AL September 13, 2012 at 8:36 pm #

          ES I was making a joke ..I know he didn’t build it .. so much for your informed comment thank you.

           
    • Jeremiah's Alter Ego September 13, 2012 at 9:42 am #

      Stop joking around Ferdinand. Your making yourself a punch line to the ridiculousness we hear come out of the right wingers mouths.

       
  11. Jeremiah's Alter Ego September 13, 2012 at 9:39 am #

    Hahahaha, is that how some of you see my post’s? the way I am reading some of these? hahahahahah Blogging and this website is fun to be able to interact with all these colorful imaginations.

    It is good to see the Cops getting the real nasty stuff off our local streets. The war on drugs really has been a utter failure! This doesn’t mean I agree with legalizing the real nasty stuff but to rethink how we throw justice at the average drug user.

    Oregon, Washington, and Colorado all have the legalize marijuana on the ballot this November. We all know criminalizing Marijuana depletes the state budget. Colorado currently has a lead in the polls 47 to 38!

    Why is it as a nation we spend more money on prisons and jail’s then we do on education? I don’t know about you but that doesn’t seem to promising to the future. All of your that are voting for the republicans this year you can say goodbye to the Child tax credit and home mortgage deduction so the rich can pay for there tax break.

    In a our current system the mega corporations pay more to lobbyists then they do on taxes!

    Corporations are not people and money is not freedom of speech! its time to take our democracy back from this Mega rich takeover, Don’t you think the rich have enough representation!

    Obama 2012!

     
    • esfotoguy September 13, 2012 at 12:08 pm #

      and John Kerry, Nancy Palosi,Harry Ried and The Kennedys and oh ya The Student in Chief arent 1%ers? take the blinders off allready!

       
      • Jeremiah's Alter Ego September 13, 2012 at 2:42 pm #

        Its the policy that makes the difference. You look at the republican policy and ask yourself, Hmm do they represent me or themselves? Then look at the diversity of who the Dems represent and the policy that effects more in a better way rather then a bad way.
        Honestly I can’t see how Mr. Mitt Romney and his followers think he is gonna win, for instance he has not the black vote, he has not the a majority of the Hispanic vote, he has not the single mom and woman vote who feel they know whats best for themselves, He has not the young progressive vote which is the rising star of voters. I really don’t understand how he has any vote’s when you read and understand his policy’s, of course besides the the ones like Sheldon Adelson who donated about 100 million dollars to republican campaigns. You wanna know how much he will get a return on his investment if the Romney Ryan plan goes into effect LIKE ABOUT 2.3 BILLION DOLLARS IN TAX BREAKS.

        Do you really think they represent you!

        Obama 2012!!

         
        • Big AL September 13, 2012 at 8:43 pm #

          It doesn’t matter who and how much was and is being donated to the Donkeys .. because just as much is getting stuffed in Elephants … So I don’t go along with your argument about one party getting more tips.

           
        • Romney's belief system September 14, 2012 at 5:14 am #

          And speaking of Romney and his followers …

          “And [God] had caused the cursing to come upon them, yea, even a sore cursing, because of their iniquity. For behold, they had hardened their hearts against him, that they had become like unto a flint; wherefore, as they were white, and exceedingly fair and delightsome, that they might not be enticing unto my people, the Lord God did cause a skin of blackness to come upon them. And thus saith the Lord God; I will cause that they shall be loathsome unto thy people, save they shall repent of their iniquities.” (2 Nephi 5:21)

          This quote from the Book of Mormon does not exactly suggest a warm and fuzzy feeling for black people.

           
          • No to black priests September 14, 2012 at 10:08 am #

            From the mid-1800s until 1978, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) had a policy against ordaining black men of African descent to the church’s lay priesthood. This resulted in black members being unable to participate in some temple ordinances considered necessary for salvation. Though the church had an open membership policy for all races, relatively few black people who were aware of the racial policy joined the church, despite reassurance that the ban would one day be lifted.

            source: wikipedia

             
          • esfotoguy September 14, 2012 at 9:40 pm #

            And Robert Byrd[hero of the Democratic party past] was a frikkin Klansman….do we paint the whole party with that? Once again there is no such thing as an open minded liberal when it comes to religion…cept if your a Muslim

             
          • Benett Kessler September 14, 2012 at 11:46 pm #

            What are you trying to say? This is totally incomprehensible. No such thing as an open-minded liberal? Are you being sarcastic? Maybe I missed your meaning somehow.
            Benett Kessler

             
          • Twisted belief September 15, 2012 at 6:08 am #

            It seems to me, pigmentation in a person’s skin as protectection from the sun’s harsh rays would be a blessing – not a curse.

            I hope this subject might come up during the Presidential debates.

            (wink)

             
    • Big AL September 13, 2012 at 8:39 pm #

      I agree Jerry’s alterego .. about doing something about things .. having a stronger voice .. but man you need to chill some .. hehe like ESguy .. sometimes you have to laugh .. otherwise you will go crazy

       
  12. the pot and the kettle September 13, 2012 at 3:30 pm #

    “esfotoguy” lists only Democrats.
    Talk about “taking the blinders off already.”

    (suppressed laughter)

     
    • esfotoguy September 14, 2012 at 8:57 am #

      Hey your the ones acting like only repubs are filthy rich

       
      • No fan of the mega-rich September 14, 2012 at 10:15 am #

        Romney is worth an estimated $250 million and has been accused of being out of touch with most Americans’ economic struggles.
        I suppose wannabe rich neocons today like to fantasize about the day Mitt Romney turns over his tax returns for public examination.

         
      • conditioned response September 15, 2012 at 6:41 am #

        Esfo –
        You’ve been glued to the Limbaugh and Fox News shows for far too long.
        Try to understand how the conditioning process works.
        Say the word liberal (think of a nasty image)
        Say it again (another nasty image)
        And again.
        And again.
        And …

         
  13. esfotoguy September 14, 2012 at 8:58 am #

    oops[suppressed laughter too ]

     
  14. Jeremiah's Alter Ego September 14, 2012 at 3:15 pm #

    Dems aren’t the ones trying to sell us if you tax the rich less it will help the economy grow, Which is something I hope nobody buys into because our economy grows through consumer demand (the middle class). If you look at the tax rates in relation to the GDP growth you will see the truth about taxing the rich and how it effects the economy growth. How hard is that that to Google?

    I understand the democrats are in the same boat when it comes to getting campaign donations and selling out to the big donors best interest but they aren’t trying to makes us believe we need to tax the rich less. Also the Dems aren’t telling us if we cut defense it will cripple our military. We spending as much now then we did in the middle of the Iraq war!

    And quite frankly the Republican platform has lost there mind! Also it makes me mad that they would stop any kind of progress so it would make the president look bad so they can get their own in office. (they have admitted to that).

    And the conservative voting all because you and your family are OK who cares about anyone else right? I guess if I felt I was OK with everything in my world I would fear change as well!

    Obama 2012!

     
  15. esfotoguy September 14, 2012 at 9:35 pm #

    Wow being successful is bad? i never thought id see the day……..Staples, Guitar Center, AMC Theaters, Toys r Us[Some of the companies Bain built up], Employ how many people? and How many people do you employ? Go back to your 9.00/hr MMSA job and keep stewing.

     
    • Jeremiah's Alter Ego September 17, 2012 at 7:55 am #

      Hahahahahaha,
      Thanks for your Judgement but you are WRONG! and it feels good to know you are wrong when you think you are so right. hahahaha.
      OK so I feel success is what a lot of us working class strive for. But when we have a current system that props up the legal corruption and those at certain levels don’t play by the same rules. It just isn’t fair to the ones that where born in bad circumstance and have the house bet against them. what happen to fair and equal chance. It’s almost like you have to be rich to become rich.

      Money is not freedom of speech and corporations are not people!

      Now go do some research before you look foolish from somebody half your age.

       

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