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Drugs, Firearms Seized In Sevier County Search

Feb 8, 2019, 12:57 PM | Updated: 12:58 pm
Drugs seized in February 7th Sigurd, Utah search. (photo: Sevier County Sheriff's Office)...
Drugs seized in February 7th Sigurd, Utah search. (photo: Sevier County Sheriff's Office)
(photo: Sevier County Sheriff's Office)

SIGURD, Utah – Two suspects have been arrested on suspicion of illegal drug distribution in the small Sevier County town of Sigurd, just northeast of Richfield.

Investigators said they found methamphetamine, heroin, and marijuana during a search of a home Thursday. Officials from the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office said they also found large amounts of cash and firearms in the home.

Sigurd residents Bret Zimmer, age 29, and Staci Peterson, age 30, were booked into the Sevier County Jail on drug related charges. Officials said the charges are all felonies.

Investigators with the sheriff’s office made the arrests before searching the residence in Sigurd, Utah. Officers from the Richfield City Police Department assisted in the search.

For immediate release:On 2-7-2019 Sevier County Major crimes unit arrested Bret Zimmer (29, Sigurd) and Staci Peterson…

Posted by Sevier County Sheriff's Office on Friday, February 8, 2019

Officials said charges were pending for other people involved. Federal prosecutors were also reviewing the case for prosecution in federal court.

The investigation was ongoing. It was not clear if additional charges were expected to be filed.

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Drugs, Firearms Seized In Sevier County Search