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8 month investigation into drug trafficking operation in Oregon results in 6 arrests

November 30, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
8 month investigation into drug trafficking operation in Oregon results in 6 arrests

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The eight-month probe into a drug trafficking operation that distributed heroin and meth into Grants Pass and Josephine, Oregon concluded with six arrests on Tuesday.

Investigators with the Rogue Area Drug Enforcement (RADE) apprehended 32-year-old Rigoberto “David” Jimenez and 22-year-old Sunshine Lewis after a drug deal took place in a parking lot.

During the exchange, Marrisa Rhoades, 28, and Tyler R. Howerton, 32, were witnessed purchasing drugs, NBC16 reported.

Authorities also carried out a search warrant at a residence on where Jo Anne Bellah, 55, had been selling meth and heroin.

Meth, heroin, scales, packaging materials, cash, four firearms and other items related to the drug trafficking operation were discovered at both locations.

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