Detectives from the Sierra Vista Police Department’s Community Response Team (CRT) arrested Paul Anthony Chasse, 53 years old of Hereford, for charges related to drug dealing after investigating a tip of possible marijuana trafficking in Sierra Vista.
Detectives received the tip on June 26, and were able to identify Chasse as the suspect and gather enough evidence for a search warrant to search Chasse’s residence in the 6600 block of East Nevada Road in Hereford on June 27. Detectives found items consistent with packaging and transporting marijuana including 21 small plants, believed to be marijuana being grown for cultivation, during the search.
Chasse is charged with the following: possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sale, transporting marijuana for sale, production of marijuana for sale and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the Cochise County Jail.