Man arrested after dealing Meth near a school bus stop

A two month long narcotics investigation led to the arrest of a man in Pacific County for dealing Methamphetamine near a school bus stop.

The ’s Office tells KXRO that on November 16th, their office along with the Long Beach Police Department concluded a two month long joint narcotics investigation that resulted in the arrest of a 52 year old Ilwaco man.

The Sheriff’s Office says that through a confidential informant, three purchases of methamphetamine were made from the man over the course of the past month.

All three deliveries of methamphetamine occurred within 1,000 feet of a designated school bus stop.

According to police during the service of the search warrant at the man’s residence, deputies and officers found 2 bags of suspected methamphetamine in his bedroom.

A further search of his room also produced a digital weigh scale with white residue on it, narcotics packaging materials and ledgers with suspected clients and notes showing money owed.

A large bag of psilocybin mushrooms was also found in his bedroom.

The man was arrested without incident and booked in the Pacific County Jail on three counts of Delivery of Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine with the intent to deliver, and one count of Possession of Psilocybin Mushrooms.

He is currently being held on $ 50,000.00 bail.


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