2 arrested on gun and drug charges in Elko

Ratliff (left) and Miller (right)
Ratliff (left) and Miller (right)(The Elko Police Department)
Published: Sep. 21, 2023 at 10:42 AM PDT
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ELKO, Nev. (KOLO) - Two people in Elko are facing gun and drug charges following a Wednesday search of their residence.

On the evening of Sept. 20, members of the Elko Police Department’s Crime Suppression Unit and the Elko Combined Narcotics Unit acted on a tip and searched a residence in the 1000 block of Connolly Drive.

There, police found methamphetamine, fentanyl pills, multiple items of drug paraphernalia, and a .22 caliber pistol.

Detectives arrested 28-year-old Shawn Ratliff of Elko on charges of being a prohibited person with a firearm, possession of controlled substances more than 14 grams, and possession of metal knuckles.

His bail was set at $180,000.

Also arrested was 27-year-old Stevie Miller of Spring Creek. She was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and her bail was set at $355.