The Ely Times

On March 11, local resident, Tammy Goodwin was arrested by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office/Eastern Nevada Narcotic Task Force.

Goodwin was arrested for trafficking of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

This arrest resulted from a vehicle stop that occurred on US 93 mile marker 45, the vehicle was traveling north on US 93 prior to being stopped. 

During the enforcement stop, deputies located about 98 grams of methamphetamine on Goodwin’s person, who was a passenger in the vehicle. 

During a continuation of the stop, officers located methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. 

Goodwin was taken into custody and transported to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office without incident. 

Goodwin is currently being held on a $260,664 bail. The driver of the vehicle had no knowledge of the controlled substances and was released.

The Eastern Nevada Narcotic Task Force consists of the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Investigation Division, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, White Pine County Sheriff’s Office, and the Eureka County Sheriff’s Office.