St George Drug Task Force SWAT Arrest 6 in Drug Bust Raid

(ST. GEORGE NEWS) — The sight of men hanging off the side of a vehicle is unusual enough. When it’s an armored vehicle and it says “SWAT” on it, it’s even more unusual. The St. George Police Department in conjunction with the Washington County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant Tuesday afternoon at 374 Vermillion Avenue.

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Bag of meth on driver’s lap during traffic stop results in arrest of alleged drug dealer

WASHINGTON CITY — During a traffic stop in Washington City Saturday, police reportedly located methamphetamine on the lap of a driver, leading to the arrest of two Washington County men on a variety of drug-related charges including a first-degree felony for drug possession with the intent to distribute.

WASHINGTON CITY — During a traffic stop in Washington City Saturday, police reportedly located methamphetamine on the lap of a driver, leading to the arrest of two Washington County men on a variety of drug-related charges including a first-degree felony for drug possession with the intent to distribute.

Late Saturday night, officers located a vehicle near 100 S. Main Street that had been reported to police as having a possible drunk driver, according to a probable cause statement filed by the Washington City Police Department in support of the arrest.

The vehicle’s registration returned as being suspended so, officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle, the arresting officer wrote in a sworn statement.

When officers approached the driver, identified as 34-year-old Christopher Edward Bravot Jr., of St. George, they spotted a baggie in his lap containing a white crystalline substance that later tested positive for methamphetamine, according to the statement.

When officers asked Bravot to step out of the vehicle to detain him, they noticed he had poor balance, the report stated.

A passenger in the vehicle, identified as 27-year-old Jerame Scott Hafen, of Santa Clara, was also detained, according to the statement.

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