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Fentanyl, Methamphetamine, And Cocaine Seized During Search Warrant (Photo) - 11/29/22

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, November 23, 2022, Lincoln City Police served a residential search warrant at 2420 NE 29th Street. The search warrant was a result of a lengthy investigation into the distribution of narcotics coming from the residence. During the search, Officers located and seized criminal amounts of fentanyl pills, methamphetamine, and cocaine, along with other paraphernalia. 

Arrested at the residence was 32-year-old Oscar Mejia-Salazar of Lincoln City. He was charged with Delivery of Fentanyl, Possession of Fentanyl with Commercial Factors, Possession of Methamphetamine with Commercial Factors, Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon, and Frequenting/Maintaining a Drug House. Oscar Mejia-Salazar was transported to the Lincoln County Jail where he was lodged.

Also arrested at the scene was 24-year-old Erik Mejia-Salazar of Lincoln City. He was charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance to a Minor, and Frequenting/Maintaining a Drug House. In addition, he was also charged with First Degree Rape, Third Degree Rape, and Third Degree Sodomy with these charges stemming from a separate investigation. Erik Mejia-Salazar was transported to the Lincoln County Jail where he was lodged. 

Subsequent arrests of 26-year-old Mariah A. Willis of Lincoln City, and 25-year-old Cheyanne M. Hanson of Lincoln City, were made for Frequenting a Drug House. Willis was cited and released, and Hanson was transported to the Lincoln County Jail and lodged.

The Lincoln City Police Department would like to thank the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and the Newport Police Department for their assistance with the case. We are also grateful for the concerned citizens of Lincoln City who provided information about the illegal activity that helped with this investigation. This was another example of how our partnership with the Lincoln City citizens allows us to promote safety and solve crimes in our community.

This case investigation remains ongoing and more arrests may be made. The Lincoln City Police Department encourages citizens to report any suspicious activity they see to the Lincoln City Police Department at 541-994-3636.

Submitted by: Lieutenant Jeffrey Winn

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