Thursday, March 3, 2016

Three Incidents, Three Arrested For Meth

Three Different Incidents Lead to Three Arrests for Possession of Methamphetamine

Chari Geisenheimer, 35
MCSO Photo: 03/02/2016

Mesa County, Colo -- Methamphetamine remains a problem in our community.  On Tuesday, March 2, 2016, the Mesa County Sheriff's Office made three arrests for possession of methamphetamine during three separate contacts.  

Chari Geisenheimer, 35 of Grand Junction, was contacted during a traffic stop. While speaking with deputies, Geisenheimer provided a false name and date of birth.  After deputies were able to prove Geisenheimer was not being honest about her name, she was taken into custody.  During a search of Geisenheimer and her property, deputies found her to be in possession of methamphetamine, non-prescribed hydrocodone, drug paraphernalia and a BB gun that had been altered to look like a firearm. After being advised of the charges she was going to be booked into jail on, Geisenheimer provided her real name and stated she had active warrants for her arrest. Deputies confirmed Geisenheimer had two outstanding warrants.  One a felony warrant for Failure to Comply and one misdemeanor warrant for Probation Violation.  
Jeffrey Nolen,  32
Photo MCSO: 03/02/2016

Geisenheimer was booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility and charged with Possession of a Schedule II Drug (two counts), Special Circumstances (Possession of a Deadly Weapon during the Commission of the Crime), Attempt to Influence a Public Servant, Violations of Bail Bond Conditions (two counts), and Probation Violation (two counts).        
Jeffrey Nolen, 32 of Grand Junction, was contacted at 588 Ronlin Street by deputies who were looking for him because he had two active felony warrants for Failure to Appear on two previous drug cases.  When deputies contacted Nolen, he was in possession of a "loaded syringe" of methamphetamine.  

Nicole Tafoya,  37
MCSO Photo: 03/02/2016
Nolen was arrested on the warrants and additional charges of Possession of a Schedule II Drug and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  He was booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility.  

Nicole Tafoya, 37 of Clifton, was contacted by deputies who responded to Patterson Road and Irwin Street for a disturbance.  When deputies attempted to speak with Tafoya, they noticed she had something in her mouth.  When Tafoya was confronted about the object in her mouth, she denied having anything.  Tafoya them attempted to turn away from the deputies and spit two small plastic bags containing a crystal substance onto the ground.  The deputies identified the crystal substance as methamphetamine. 

Tafoya was booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility on Possession of a Schedule II Drug Charge.

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