Bend Man Arrested on Multiple Meth Charges
Sep 15,2006 00:00 by Cheryl McDermott

A Bend man on release status for a prior drug charge was arrested Thursday evening in the parking lot of a Bend grocery store when authorities received information that he was planning to sell one-quarter ounce of methamphetamine.


Jacinto Gomez-Felix, DCJ Photo 

Detectivies assigned to the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement (CODE) Team arrested Jacinto Gomez-Felix, 26, about 8 p.m. September 14 in the parking lot of Albertsons near the intersection of southeast Third Street and Murphy Road in Bend.

Gomex Felix was taken into custody and a search of his vehicle yielded one-quarter ounce of methamphetamine that was packaged for resale, said Lt. Jim Porter.

Gomez-Felix was lodged in the Deschutes County Correctional Facility and faces charges of possession, delivery, and conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine.

At the time of his arrest, it was determined that Gomez-Felix was on release status from the Deschutes County Correctional Facility for a prior arrest on June 24th of this year, by the Deschutes County Street Crimes team. That charge was also for being in possession of methamphetamine, said Porter.

The Central Oregon Drug Enforcement (CODE) Team is a multi-jurisdictional narcotics task force comprised of detectives from all Central Oregon law enforcement agencies including:  Bend Police Department, Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, Redmond Police Department, Crook County Sheriff’s Office, Prineville Police Department, Jefferson County Sheriffs Department, Oregon State Police, United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Deschutes County District Attorney and the Oregon National Guard.