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Polk County Sheriff's Office Participates in DUII Enforcement Grant - 01/09/17

In October of 2016 the Polk County Sheriff's Office was awarded a grant from the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Oregon State Sheriff's Association (OSSA) directed toward DUII enforcement.

The Sheriff's Office participated in DUII patrols in addition to normal patrol duties from December 15th, 2016 to January 1st, 2017. During that time the Sheriff's Office worked 17 hours of focused DUII patrols. As a result of those patrols Deputies arrested two individuals for DUII. Deputies also gave thirty-four unrelated traffic warnings.

The Sheriff's Office will continue to participate in the DUII grant throughout the year.

Operation Deicer nets Methamphetamine and other drug traffickers in Polk County - 01/09/17

POINT
Polk Inter-Agency Narcotics Team
MEDIA RELEASE

The Polk Inter-Agency Narcotics Team (POINT) recently concluded a four month long investigation into the illegal distribution of methamphetamine in and affecting the Polk County area. The investigation, dubbed Operation Deicer, developed as replaced resources in the county allowed for investigations into drug traffickers to be renewed.

POINT is a cooperative effort by the member agencies that includes the Polk County District Attorney's Office, Polk County Sheriff's Office, Dallas Police Department, Monmouth Police Department and Independence Police Department. Investigators were able to identify the following subject who were actively involved in the distribution of methamphetamine:


John Molina Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine (x2)
Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine

Michael Gravelle Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine (x3)
Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (x2)

Chaeron Mortimer Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine (x2)
Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine

Travis Weddle Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine (x4)
Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (x2)

Naomi Ahlgren Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine (x8)
Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (x5)

Rachel Keys Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine (x2)
Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine

Damon Mathers Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine (x2)
Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine

Tricia Haslett Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine (x3)
Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (x2)

Jesse Creekmore Unlawful Delivery of Meth 1000 ft of a school
Unlawful Manufacture of Meth 1000 ft of school
Unlawful Manufacture of Meth (x2)
Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine (x3)
Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (x2)

Colin Lynch Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine (x8)
Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (x5)

Charla Vaughn Unlawful Del of Meth 1000 ft of a school (x2)
Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine (x4)
Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (x2)

Jeffrey Jackson Unlawful Delivery of Oxycodone
Unlawful Possession of Oxycodone

Tito Aguirre Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine (x4)
Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine (x2)
Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine

Still outstanding are the following suspects:

Aaron Welin
Melanie Allen
James VanDyke
Crystal Aguirre
Danielle Ralston
Joel Weiss

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of the above listed outstanding subjects are encouraged to contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 503-623-9251 or the local jurisdiction where they are located.

Attached Media Files: Deicer PR with photos