Bluffs man arrested for selling meth

A 39 year old Scottsbluff man had a first appearance in Scotts Bluff County Court Monday after being arrested and charged with distribution of methamphetamine.

Shaun Espino was taken into custody Friday night after allegedly selling half-a-gram of methamphetamine in a controlled buy conducted by police.

A search warrant at a residence on 16th Avenue turned up baggies that contained methamphetamine residue, a pipe used to smoke meth, and $500 cash on a coffee table.

Espino will have a preliminary hearing on May 15th at 2 p.m.

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