Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Paul Panagopoulos Jr., 35, and Destinee Rose Blackwell, 20, both of Kingman, early Sunday (12/27) morning. Panagopoulos was arrested for possession of marijuana, possession of prescription only drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, misdemeanors. Blackwell was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs for sale, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of narcotic drugs, and possession of drug paraphernalia, felonies, along with a misdemeanor warrant for failure to pay fines issued by Kingman Justice Court.
Approximately 3:46 a.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop in the area of Castle Rock Road and Northfield Avenue. Deputies contacted Panagopoulos, the driver, and Blackwell, the passenger. Blackwell advised that she has a warrant. Blackwell was taken into custody without incident. A records check confirmed Blackwell’s active warrant. A search of Blackwell revealed a piece of tinfoil rolled up inside a pocket. Inside the tinfoil was a pipe with residue and a partially burnt pill identified as oxycodone. A search of the vehicle revealed a pipe with burnt marijuana residue located inside the center console. Panagopoulos was taken into custody without incident. Panagopoulos provided deputies with two plastic bags which contained marijuana and prescription pills. They were transported and booked into the Mohave County Jail. Detention Officers located a plastic bag on Blackwell that contained a white crystal substance which weighed approximately 11 grams.