Information obtained during a traffic stop in Lakeview led an Oregon State Police trooper to three different locations and culminated in the arrest of three suspected drug dealers and the seizure of over four pounds of marijuana and about $5,200 cash.
Trooper Cliff Hargis initiated a traffic stop on Highway 140W near milepost 95 on February 3, OSP reported. He obtained information during the stop which led him to an address in the 400 block of S.E. Street in Lakeview where about 3.5 ounces of pot was discovered. A man at that location was subsequently arrested for possession and manufacture of marijuana, and child endangerment. He was identified as Donny Wilson, 37.
|Over 4 pounds of marijuana and about $5,200 in cash was seized during execution of a search warrant - OSP photo. Inset: Lauren Boe - LCJ photo |
A follow-up investigation to the Wilson arrest then led Trooper Hargis to Hunters RV Park near milepost 141 on Highway 395, where he spoke with and then arrested Lauren Boe, 54. Boe was charged with possession and manufacturing of marijuana, and nearly 4 pounds of pot and about $5,200 in cash were seized during execution of a search warrant. Boe was lodged in the Lake County Jail, OSP reported.
Further investigation then led Hargis to a home in the 700 block of South 9th Street in Lakeview, where, on February 5 over 7 ounces of marijuana was seized and Scott Perry, 48, was taken into custody. He was also charged with possession and manufacturing of marijuana.
OSP was assisted by the Lake County District Attorney, Lakeview Police Department, and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.