To: All News Outlets
From: Jennifer Hansen, Public Information Officer
Date: May 6, 2013
RE: Recent MONET Activity
The Mono County Narcotics Enforcement Team (MONET), along with the assistance of Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies and Mono County District Attorney Investigators, concluded several warrant investigations in the Town of Mammoth Lakes.
On the afternoon of Friday, May 3, 2013, Benjamin Schoenfeld, age 31, of Mammoth Lakes, was arrested for the possession of cocaine. Several ounces of cocaine were seized. Mr. Schoenfeld was an employee of the Motel 6 hotel and was having cocaine shipped in to his place of business. Mr. Schoenfeld was taken into custody and transported to the Mono County Jail in Bridgeport without incident. Charges are pending with the Mono County District Attorney’s Office.
On the morning of Saturday, May 4, 2013, Casey Hart and Jeffrey Hawkins, both age 26, of Mammoth Lakes, were arrested for possession of and possession for sale of psilocybin mushrooms, marijuana, and concentrated cannabis. Both were transported to the Mono County Jail in Bridgeport without incident. Charges are pending with the Mono County District Attorney’s Office.