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News Release
RADE Arrest / Seizure - 07/30/20

On 07-29-20 at around 7:00 am, RADE detectives were notified of a male in Grants Pass who was in possession of a large quantity of methamphetamine near SW Burgess and SW 4th Street. Detectives began surveillance and located the male, Joshua W. Wheaton, from Crescent City, CA. Wheaton was detained during the investigation and GPDPS Narcotics Detection K9 Officer Gasperson and his partner Match responded. With their assistance, Wheaton was detained and he and his vehicle was searched. Located was over 508 grams (1.11 pounds) of methamphetamine, cash, packaging material and drug notes. Wheaton was taken into custody and lodged for PCS/DCS Methamphetamine.

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