Two face felony drug charges

CNJ staff photo: Benna Sayyed Sgt. Mike Reeves, supervisor of the Region 5 Drug Task Force, far left, Brent Aguilar of the Clovis Police Department, middle left, and Captain Ron Hutchison of the Clovis Police Department, middle right, arrest Benjamin Selgado on Wednesday. Selgado is being charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, felony possession of a firearm and possession of drug paraphernalia.

CNJ staff

Two Clovis residents face felony charges after a narcotics search warrant was executed at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday in Clovis, according to Curry County Undersheriff Wesley Waller.

According to Waller:

• Benjamin Selgado, 28, of 516 Gidding St., is being charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, felony possession of a firearm and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Veronica Garcia, 24, of 516 Gidding St., is being charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Waller said marijuana and methamphetamine were seized from the residence, but said he did not know the quantity.

• A pit bull was seized by city of Clovis Animal Control after it tried to attack an officer.