September 13, 2021

On September 9, 2021 at approximately 2:12 p.m. detectives from the Lake Havasu City Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit, which is part of the Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team (MAGNET) served a drug-related search warrant in the 2700 Block of Anita Ave. The search warrant was a result of an on-going drug investigation.

Detectives located and seized approximately 33 grams of methamphetamine, $2,900 in currency, and numerous items of drug paraphernalia.

Arrested during the search warrant was 53-year-old Michael Samaniego, a resident of Lake Havasu City. Samaniego was charged with possession of dangerous drugs for sale, and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

During his initial appearance, Samaniego was held on a $50,000 bond and transferred to the custody of the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.  

Public Information Officer:  Sergeant Frank Hayden (928) 855-1171.

Booking photo: Michael A. Samaniego

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