MCAT conducts “Operation Clean Communities – Show Low”

On May 12, 2022, the Major Crimes Apprehension Team (MCAT) arrested four individuals, all booked into Navajo County Jail for drug charges. The MCAT Detectives conducted a traffic stop in the Show Low area for civil traffic violations. Richard Blodgett (46) of Concho, and Britain Peters (42) of Eager, were both taken into custody after a firearm, 6 ounces of Methamphetamine, and 160 suspected M30 Fentanyl pills were in the vehicle. As a result of the continued investigation, Detectives obtained a search warrant for two hotel rooms in the Show Low area. Upon execution of the search warrant, Jessica Calkins (44) of Mesa, was arrested on a valid and confirmed warrant for drug-related charges, and Cheri Lee (34) of Mesa, was also taken into custody for multiple drug-related charges. The search warrant of the location revealed an additional 1 ounce of Methamphetamine and approximately 30 suspected M30 Fentanyl pills. The estimated street value of the drugs is over $15,000.00.