Sierra Vista man facing multiple drug charges

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A 25-year old man is in the Cochise County Jail facing multiple drug-related charges after being arrested by Sierra Vista Police. Gary Sheldon is charged with possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drugs for sale, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony involving drugs, and possession of a concealed weapon.

According to detectives, at the time of his arrest Sheldon was in possession of a semi-automatic handgun and a large amount of methamphetamine packaged for sale. A subsequent search of the home on Schrader Road turned up a stolen firearm out of Sierra Vista, other guns and additional drugs, and equipment and material used for the packing of illegal drugs.