Former Nye County Prosecutor Breaks Bad, Allegedly

Former Nye County Prosecutor Arrested

A 28 year old Nevada man who once prosecuted drug offenders, now appears to be on the other side of the law.  Timothy Treffinger was arrested this weekend after the service of a search warrant in Pahrump.  According to the Nye County Sheriffs department Treffinger is a former Deputy Attorney General, who prosecuted criminal cases in Nye, Mineral, and Esmeralda Counties.

Nye County Sheriffs Department Press Release

DETAILS:
On 05/30/15, Deputies, Detectives and SWAT officers from the Nye County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at 5841 East Alfano Avenue in Pahrump, Nevada, after a month long investigation indicated that narcotics were being used and sold from this residence.
Two individuals, Timothy Ryan Treffinger, age 28 and Jesse James Lewis, age 36, were located within the residence. The subsequent search of the premises produced Heroin and various types of drug paraphernalia.
Lewis attempted to conceal and destroy heroin he had in his possession upon his arrest. He was also found to be under the influence of several types of narcotics. He was arrested and booked on charges at the Nye County Detention Center and held on bail in the amount of $13,140.  Charges include possession of a controlled substance (heroin), possession of drug paraphernalia, being under the influence of a controlled substance, and destroying or concealing evidence.
Timothy Treffinger was also placed under arrest and booked at NCDC. He is being held on bail in the amount of $15,640.  Charges include possession of a controlled substance (heroin), possession of drug paraphernalia, and maintaining a residence for the sale/use of narcotics.
Treffinger’s fiancee, Jennifer Marsden, was not home at the time and is being sought for questioning in this case.
Treffinger is a former Deputy Attorney General, who prosecuted criminal cases in Nye County, as well as Mineral County and Esmeralda County.
Anyone with information regarding this case is requested to contact the Nye County Sheriff’s Office at 775-751-7000.

Photo by Nye Co. Sheriffs Department.  Timothy Treffinger
Photo by Nye Co. Sheriffs Department. Timothy Treffinger
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photo by Nye Co Sheriffs Department, Jessie James Lewis
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