Four Milton-Freewater residents nabbed in drug raids

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MILTON-FREEWATER — Police arrested four city residents in early morning drug raids Wednesday and Thursday after several months of investigation into drug trafficking.

According to a press released issued by the Blue Mountain Enforcement Narcotics Team, officers conducted raids in Milton-Freewater and Hermiston, rounding up six suspected drug traffickers and seizing more than a half-pound of methamphetamine, 30 prescription pills, heroin and more than $2,200 in cash.

According to BENT, the street value of the methamphetamine is more than $15,000.

Vernon Ray Hamblen Jr., 41, and Sue Veitenheimer, 33, both of 392 Raspberry Loop No. 15, Milton-Freewater, were arrested on investigation of unlawful possession of methamphetamine, unlawful delivery of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of prescription drugs, frequenting a place where drugs are kept/sold.

Robert Clarence Brownson, 38, and Ashlee Kristy Kveton, 24, both of 203 N.E. Sixth St., Milton-Freewater, were arrested on investigation of unlawful possession of heroin, unlawful delivery of heroin and frequenting a place where drugs are kept/sold.

Irene Ulloa-Sanchez, 53, and Juan Francisco Montenegro, 55, both of 30954 Joy Lane, Hermiston, were arrested on investigation of unlawful delivery of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of methamphetamine and frequenting a place where drugs are kept/sold.

BENT officers could not be reached for comment as of press time.

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menchahg 1 year, 3 months ago

Yeah, and 3 of them were already back out on the streets by evening.!!!

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