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Seven arrested in drug bust

 

November 1, 2017

Travis Pressey

Seven people were arrested Thursday, Nov. 2, after a narcotics-related search warrant was served at 2225 Long St.

According to Sweet Home Police Chief Jeff Lynn, Sweet Home Police Department officers arrived at the residence at approximately 8:30 a.m. with assistance from the Linn County, Sheriff’s Office, Albany Police Department, U.S. Forest Service, Oregon State Police and the Lebanon Police Department.

When investigators arrived, they encountered eight adults on the property, Lynn said.

During the investigation, detectives seized methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, scales, drug packaging material and a firearm, he said.

Ronnette Leeanne Robertson, 34, was taken into custody and charged with PCS-Methamphetamine and a Lebanon Municipal Court warrant for contempt of court-PV. She was booked, cited and released to Lebanon Police Department.

Robert Dean Whitton, 63, was taken into custody for PCS-methamphetamine and a Marion County Circuit Court Warrant for contempt of court. He was lodged at Linn County Jail.

Billy Gene Seibert, 53, arrived while the investigation was under way. He was taken into custody for PCS-methamphetamine and a Justice Court warrant for FTA-citation. He was booked, cited and released.

Andrew Benton Erickson, 47, was taken into custody for PCS-methamphetamine and a Lebanon Municipal Court warrant for contempt of court-PV. He booked, cited and released to Lebanon Police Department for transport.

Travis Earl Pressey, 39, was taken into custody for PCS-methamphetamine, felon in possession of a restricted weapon and carrying a concealed weapon, as well as a State Parole Board warrant. He was booked, cited and lodged at Linn County Jail.

Deanna Berniece Terwilliger, 32, was taken into custody for PCS-methamphetamine and a Linn County probation warrant for PV-PCS methamphetamine. She was booked, cited and lodged at Linn County Jail.

Robert Whitton

Nova Wyntersnow White, 20, was taken into custody for PCS-methamphetamine. She was booked, cited and released.

James Millard Robertson, 56, was warned for frequenting a place where drugs are used/sold.

A narcotics investigation was opened by the Sweet Home Police Department due to reported short stay traffic and disturbances frequently occurring at the residence. During the investigation, Detectives learned that numerous neighbors who reside in the area have complained regarding disturbances and frequent short stay traffic associated to the residence.

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to call Detective Cyndi Pichardo at the Sweet Home Police Department (541) 367-5181.

 
 

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