Friday, April 5 2013, 11:49 AM CDT
Josephine drug enforcers seize pot, meth and heroin
GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- In four days, drug officers in Josephine County have arrested six people and seized heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana.
Officers from the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety and the Rogue Area Drug Enforcement team found one ounce of methamphetamine while investigating a traffic accident near Williams Highway and New Hope Road.
In that accident, one of the drivers ran from the scene, according to a press release from the Oregon State Police.
Grants Pass police officers found and arrested the driver -- Paul Poeche, 37. The man was wanted on two warrants.
During the investigation, officers found one ounce of methamphetamine and a small amount of marijuana. Police say Poeche was cited and released.
On April 2, police were able to seize one-half ounce of methamphetamine, a semi-automatic handgun, scales and packaging materials when they stopped two people from trying to sell the methamphetamine.
Police allege that twin brothers -- Leonel Diaz, 20, and Leonardo Diaz, 20 -- were trying to sell the drug in a parking lot near Eighth Street and G Street in Grants Pass. The pair were arrested on the suspicion of unlawful delivery, manufacture and possession of a controlled substance.
The last set of arrests came on April 4 when police searched a home in the 700 block of Northwest Third Street in Grants Pass.
During the search, police say they found user amounts of heroin, five pounds of marijuana, methadone, digital scales, packaging materials, five rifles and a handgun.
Police arrested Tanner Wilson, 23, and Kristin Trujillo,, 24, on the suspicion of unlawful possession, delivery and manufacture of heroin, and the unlawful possession of a marijuana. Police also arrested Christopher Sealy on the suspicion of unlawful possession of heroin and marijuana.