Criminal charges against Kings center
"The office is awaiting the results of toxicology reports on the alleged narcotics and we will likely not have those results for several weeks," Tess Driver, the district attorney's executive assistant, wrote in an email. "Formal charges ... will not be filed until we receive those results and are able to fully review the case."
Stoll faces felony charges of drug possession if the substances come back positive.
There's a pending hearing on Stoll's case at 8:30 a.m. on July 1, the same day the center who helped the Kings win the
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department arrest report for Stoll, 32, was released Monday.
Reviewed by The Times, it details that Stoll "consented to a voluntary pat-down upon entrance to the Wet Republic Pool by security," a search that was posted on a sign to all entering the premises.
The security guard, according to the report, "found an off-white powder in two pink baggies, small baggies, he recognized as contraband, also a clear plastic baggie containing numerous gel-caps with an off-white powder inside the caps."
The baggies were found "in the right, back pocket of Stoll's swimsuit shorts."
A police officer who spoke with Stoll said, "I immediately recognized from my training and experience having been a narcotics detective for the past 20 years [that] the off-white powder in [the] pink baggie [was] consistent with the illegal narcotic cocaine.
"The gel-caps with the powder inside were consistent with the illegal narcotic MDMA [Ecstasy] or street term 'Molly.'"
A field test identified the off-white powder as cocaine, weighing 3.3 grams, according to the report. The gel-caps weighed 8.1 grams.
The police officer said he asked Stoll if the powder was cocaine and Stoll answered, "Yes," according to the report. The gel-caps were seized pending chemical analysis.
"We'll look more into the circumstances and facts in it and we'll see if any further or different action is required," said Daly, who added that he had seen the arrest report.
"It's too early to know the factual investigation, how that plays out and how that impacts next steps."
Because the SABH program is operated on a basis of confidentiality, Daly said he could not provide any details of what happens next for Stoll.
He also declined to comment on whether Stoll's impending free-agent status and the Kings' season having ended were factors in the league not immediately suspending Stoll. "I'm really not in a position to even comment on that yet because I don't know enough," Daly said.
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Earlier Monday, Stoll's attorney in Las Vegas, David Chesnoff — a prominent Las Vegas attorney who has represented
Chesnoff said he's awaiting details gathered by law enforcement and expects to spend "this week and beyond" obtaining his own discovery.
"We're just beginning and haven't done any of our own investigation," said Chesnoff, who is familiar with officials at casinos/resorts in Las Vegas.