Sierra Vista police searching for man convicted of drug charges  - Tucson News Now

Sierra Vista police searching for man convicted of drug charges

Carl Christopher Butler Sr. (Source: Sierra Vista Police Department) Carl Christopher Butler Sr. (Source: Sierra Vista Police Department)
SIERRA VISTA, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Sierra Vista Police Department is looking for Carl Christopher Butler Sr., 56 years old and a resident of Sierra Vista.  

According to a news release from SVPD Butler was not present during a week-long jury trial that concluded on Thursday, May 25 in which he was found guilty of the following charges: transportation of a dangerous drug for sale (methamphetamine), possession of a dangerous drug for sale (methamphetamine), possession of marijuana, and nine counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Butler was arrested in January 2016, when a SVPD officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle he was driving that had false plates.  According to the release it was during a search of the vehicle that officers found illegal drugs and illegal drug paraphernalia.  

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Anyone who has seen Butler, or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the SVPD non-emergency dispatch line at (520) 458-3311 as soon as possible.  

Police are advising the public that if they do see Butler, they should not approach him.  A felony warrant has been issued for his arrest.  

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