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SAINT arrests 3 in drug ring

Benjamin Graff, Lainey Webb and Weston Johnson were arrested on July 3, 2012 for sale of narcotics. Submitted photos.
Benjamin Graff, Lainey Webb and Weston Johnson were arrested on July 3, 2012 for sale of narcotics. Submitted photos.

On July 3rd, the Southern Area Interdiction Narcotics Team (SAINT) Detectives observed a subject, identified as Benjamin Graff conducting a narcotics transaction in a hotel parking lot in Mesquite.  

On July 4th, Detectives observed Graff conduct a second narcotics transaction at another location in Mesquite and then get into a vehicle occupied by two associates, identified as Weston Johnson and Lainey Webb. 

Detectives conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle and obtained written consent to search the vehicle for controlled substances.  During the traffic stop, Johnson and Webb were found to be in possession of US currency associated to the second narcotic transaction, conducted by Graff. 

Benjamin Graff, 32 of Post Falls, Idaho was arrested and charged with 2 counts sale of a controlled substance and 1 count conspiracy to sale a controlled substance.

Weston Johnson, 29, of Cedar City, Utah was arrested and charged with 1 count sale of a controlled substance and 1 count conspiracy to sale a controlled substance.

Lainey Webb, 22, of Cedar City, Utah was arrested and charged with 1 count sale of a controlled substance and 1 count conspiracy to sale a controlled substance.

The Southern Area Interdiction Narcotics Team is a joint Narcotics Task Force, consisting of the Nevada Department of Public Safety-Investigation Division and the Mesquite Police Department. 

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