Thu. Feb 29th, 2024

CLOVIS MAN SENTENCED TO 2.5 YEARS IN PRISON FOR RESISTING OFFICERS, POSSESSION OF NARCOTICS

CLOVIS (KSMX)- Ninth Judicial District Attorney, Andrea Reeb, announced that Jeremy Racette, age 34, of Clovis, was sentenced  to two and a half years in the Department of Corrections for Resisting, Evading, or Obstructing an Officer, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Upon conducting a stop for an ordinance violation, officers attempted to detain Racette when he reached for a possible weapon or narcotics. Racette attempted to run from officers and resisted detention. After Racette was subdued, officers discovered that he had methamphetamine, marijuana, and a glass pipe in his possession.

Racette is also currently facing numerous other felonies in Curry County including Child Abuse, Trafficking Controlled Substances, and Tampering with Evidence.

Racette will be required to complete one year of parole upon his release. He was found guilty by a Curry County jury of all four counts on May 31.

For more information, contact the District Attorney’s Office at 575-769-2246.

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