Drug related arrests in Tracy, Marshall this week

MARSHALL — Three people were charged with drug-related offenses after arrests in Tracy and Marshall this week.

The Brown-Lyon-Redwood-Renville Drug Task Force said it executed a search warrant in Tracy on Monday, and in Marshall on Tuesday, together with local police and the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.

When the search warrant in Tracy was executed, two people were arrested after law enforcement found methamphetamine-related paraphernalia in the presence of young children, the BLRR Drug Task Force said. Bobby Louis Scherff, 41, of Tracy, and Karen Marie Tolliver, 33, of Tracy, were transported to the Lyon County Jail, and appeared in Lyon County District Court on April 9.

Court records said. Scherff was charged with charged with methamphetamine-related crime involving children, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail was set at $15,000 without conditions, or $5,000 with conditions including appear in court and abstain from drugs and alcohol.

Tolliver was charged with methamphetamine-related crime involving children, court records said. Bail was set at $15,000 without conditions, or $5,000 with conditions including appear in court and abstain from drugs and alcohol. Future hearing dates for both Scherff and Tolliver were set for April 22.

On Tuesday, the BLRR Drug Task Force executed another search warrant in Marshall. Two people were arrested when officers found about two ounces of meth, and drug paraphernalia.

Ryan Thomas Murphy, 48, of Marshall, and Sarah Selena Paradee, 44, of Marshall, were transported to the Lyon County Jail, and appeared in Lyon County District Court April 12.

Court records said Murphy was charged with first degree controlled substance crime, conspiracy to commit a controlled substance crime, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail was set at $75,000 without conditions, or $50,000 with conditions including appear in court and abstain from alcohol and drugs. A future hearing date was set for April 22.

Paradee was charged with giving a peace officer a false name and date of birth, a misdemeanor, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a petty misdemeanor. Court records said Paradee pleaded guilty to both charges, and received a stayed sentence of 45 days in jail, and one year of probation.

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