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McMinnville Search Warrant leads to 3 drug arrests and recovery of a stolen firearm (Photo) - 07/14/14
On July 12th, 2014 at about 5:00 am, McMinnville Officers and Yamhill County Sheriff's Office deputies served a search warrant for narcotics at 2400 SE Stratus Avenue #88. The basis of the warrant was information provided by citizens that had noted apparent drug activity occurring at that residence or with the resident, Daniel Joseph Martin.

During the search warrant, officers located quantities of heroin and methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. They also recovered a stolen firearm.

Daniel Joseph Martin DOB 08/11/1981, of McMinnville was arrested and lodged in YCCF pending arraignment in Circuit Court for the following charges:

Possession of a Controlled Substance - Heroin SRA $10,000
Possession of a Controlled Substance - Methamphetamine SRA $ 6,250
Frequenting a place where Drugs are used SRA $ 6,250

Kenneth L. James DOB 01/14/1971, of McMinnville was arrested and lodged in YCCF pending arraignment in Circuit Court for the following charges:

Possession of a Controlled Substance - Methamphetamine SRA $ 6,250
Frequenting a place where Drugs are used SRA $ 6,250

Aften Valene Gunn DOB 06/11/1981, of McMinnville was arrested and lodged in YCCF pending arraignment in Circuit Court for the following charges:

Possession of a Controlled Substance - Heroin SRA $10,000
Possession of a Controlled Substance - Methamphetamine SRA $ 6,250
Frequenting a place where Drugs are used SRA $ 6,250

Kenneth James and Aften Gunn were also arrested for arrest warrants in other criminal cases.

The case is ongoing and further charges and arrests are anticipated. Anyone with information specific to this case is asked to contact Sergeant Rhonda Sandoval at 503-434-7307.