LEWISTON - On Thursday, April 23, the Lewiston Police Department conducted a traffic stop at approximately 3:22 pm on a gold 2000 Buick Regal in Lewiston. The stop led to the arrest of a 19 year old Lewiston resident and a 40 year old Clarkston resident in the 700 block of 21st street, where two firearms, methamphetamine, marijuana, money, baggies and a scale were all seized as evidence.
19-year-old Chandler Black, of Lewiston, was arrested for Trafficking Methamphetamine after being found in possession of approximately 185 grams of methamphetamine, baggies, a scale and cash. Black also had a .45 caliber handgun concealed in his waistband when he was contacted.
40-year-old Casey Blimka, of Clarkston, was arrested for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Blimka had been in possession of a .40 caliber handgun when he was contacted, and both subjects were booked into the Nez Perce County jail. A third subject, 21-year-old Mychal Lyn Nielsen-Blackmon, was in possession of a marijuana product, known as "dabs", and was released from the scene.
This was a multi-jurisdiction investigation. The Lewiston Police Department, Quad City Drug Task Force, Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office and K-9 unit along with the Idaho State Police had assisted in this investigation. If you have any information in regards to this investigation or involved subjects please contact the Lewiston Police Department.