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May 9, 2013
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Three arrested in drug cases

Three Mammoth Lakes residents were arrested last week in two different drug cases.

Casey Hart and Jeffrey Hawkins, both 26, were taken into custody on Saturday on a warrant for possession and possession for sale of psilocybin mushrooms, marijuana, and concentrated cannabis.

Both men were taken to Mono County Jail in Bridgeport without incident. Charges are pending with the Mono County District Attorney’s Office.

The day before, members of the Mono County Narcotics Enforcement Team along with the assistance of Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies and Mono County District Attorney investigators, took Benjamin Schoenfeld, 31, into custody on a warrant for possession of cocaine.

An employee of the Mammoth Lakes Motel 6, Schoenfeld was having cocaine shipped to the business for alleged distribution.

Several ounces of cocaine were seized in the May 3 raid. Schoenfeld was taken into custody, and transported to the Mono County Jail in Bridgeport without incident.

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The Record Courier Updated May 9, 2013 03:58PM Published May 13, 2013 11:52AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.