LARGO – Largo police officers arrested two Largo men Dec. 17, after reportedly finding a large amount of methamphetamine, cash and crack pipes when they encountered them at a motel.
Joseph Robert Hiskey, 49, of Largo, faces charges of possession of controlled substance and paraphernalia. Jason Ian Nevel, 49, of Largo is accused of a felony charge of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Late the night of Dec. 17, Officers Kreig Lake and Steel Nardozzi made contact with Nevel after he entered the Suburban Extended Stay motel at 6500 Ulmerton Road and immediately returned to his vehicle. Officers found multiple crack pipes and other paraphernalia in the vehicle.
While they investigated, the registered owner of the vehicle, Hiskey, pulled into the motel. He allowed officers to search him. They found large baggie of methamphetamine, $3,000 in fifty-dollar bills and a pipe, which he admitted to using for meth.
Through the encounter, the department seized the two vehicles and $2,964, which the subjects admitted to using in the sale of the meth.
Hiskey and Nevel were booked into the Pinellas County Jail.
Woman reportedly stabs man’s hand
LARGO – A Largo woman was arrested for a felony charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon Dec. 16.
Largo police responded to a domestic disturbance that afternoon. A woman chased the male victim through the home, according to reports. She stabbed at him, embedding a knife into the wooden bedroom door and eventually stabbed his hand multiple times.
The man’s injuries were not life threatening. Marianela Riveramanqual, 32, of Largo was arrested and booked into the Pinellas County Jail, according to records.
Man arrested for 33 grams of marijuana
LARGO – A Seminole man was arrested after traffic stop in which a Largo police officer found enough marijuana in his vehicle to charge him with a felony.
Officers Matthew Williams stopped Danyle Christopher Kuhlmeyer, 24, near the intersection of Walsingham Road and 131st Street Dec. 16. Williams found 33 grams of marijuana.
Kuhlmeyer admitted to selling marijuana “from time to time,” according the police, allowing special operations detectives to claim $875 in cash found with Kuhlmeyer and reportedly used in drug sales.
Kuhlmeyer was booked into the Pinellas County Jail, facing charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.