Discovery of marijuana grow leads to arrest of Bend man
May 23,2008 00:00 by Cheryl McDermott

BEND, Ore. – The discovery of a marijuana growing operation in a southwest Bend home Wednesday afternoon led to the seizure of over 22 ounces of pot, drug records and cash, and the ultimate arrest of a 25-year old man charged with numerous drug-related crimes, authorities reported Friday.

Central Oregon Drug Enforcement (CODE) team detectives raided the home of Isaiah Mathew Cook at 60988 Amethyst Street on Wednesday, May 21, about 4:10 p.m. after they received a tip about an alleged marijuana grow, Bend Police Lt. John Gautney stated in a news release.

A search yielded discovery of the “small” marijuana growing operation, marijuana, drug sales records and about $1,000 in cash, the lieutenant reported.

Cook wasn’t present at the time of the raid, but Oregon State Police troopers took him into custody near Sisters, Oregon, when he was later located, Gautney said. He was transported to the Deschutes County Jail in Bend and released after being charged with possession, delivery and manufacture of marijuana in addition to frequenting a place where drugs are kept or sold.