Two arrested on warrant, drug chargesMT. VERNON - Two subjects were taken into custody on felony probation, identity theft and drug charges after Oregon State Police raided a Mt. Vernon residence at about 1 p.m. on Friday, April 8.
According to police, Sgt. Gordon Larson, along with Troopers Erich Timko and Mark McDowell, arrived at a residence in the 300 block of Aslin Avenue, in an attempt to locate Brandy B. Reiber, 26, and William Lloyd Lugar, 35, who were reportedly staying at the residence.
Larson reported McDowell gained access to the residence at which time, investigating officers located Reiber and Lugar hiding in a rear bedroom.
"We performed a 'high risk' felony takedown and the two subjects were taken into custody without further incident," Larson said.
Troopers obtained a consent to search the residence and also a vehicle that was parked at the location and recovered multiple items of drug paraphernalia reportedly consistent with the use of methamphetamine and marijuana.
Small amounts of meth and marijuana were also recovered during the search.
Also recovered was a purse containing $478 and a wedding ring, which preliminary investigation indicated was connected to several thefts in Grant County and in the La Grande area.
Reiber was transported to the Grant County Jail and lodged on a felony warrant. Troopers report she is also under investigation for theft, identity theft, felony probation violation and possession of a Schedule-2 controlled substance.
Lugar was lodged in jail on a felony detainer from Union County and also faces charges of felony probation violation.