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Central Oregon Drug Enforcement Team
Media Release
Date: March 8, 2012                                                                    
Date & Time of Incident: Friday, March 2, 2012 @ 1353 hrs.              
Type of Incident: Search Warrants           
Location of Incident: 937 11th Street #3, Redmond, OR
                                         1062 SW 18th Street, Redmond, OR
Suspect Information:
Barrett Hamilton        39 year old Redmond, OR resident             
On Friday, March 2, 2012 at approximately 1353 hrs. Detectives assigned to the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement (CODE) team executed a search warrant at 937 11th Street #3 in the City of Redmond, OR. The execution of this warrant was the result of a short term investigation into the illegal manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine, as well as other crimes.
At approximately 2100 hrs. Detectives executed a second search warrant at 1062 SW 18th Street in the City of Redmond, OR. The execution of this warrant was the result of the ongoing investigation into Hamilton’s illegal activities. Hamilton has been the subject of previous CODE investigations and was most recently arrested by Detectives in October, 2011 on various drug related charges.
During the execution of these warrants, Detectives located and seized a small amount of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and other evidence of the sales and manufacturing of methamphetamine, as well as evidence of the crimes of Tampering with a Witness and Obstructing Governmental Administration.
Hamilton was lodged at the Deschutes County Correctional Facility on the below listed charges.
·        Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine
·        Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine
·        Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine
·        Tampering with a Witness
·        Obstructing Governmental Administration
The Central Oregon Drug Enforcement (CODE) team is a multi-jurisdictional narcotics task force supported by the Oregon High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program and the following Central Oregon law enforcement agencies:  Bend Police Department, Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, Redmond Police Department,  Prineville Police Department, Crook County Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Madras Police Department, Oregon State Police, United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Warm Springs Tribal Police Department, Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson County District Attorney’s, and the Oregon National Guard.
The Oregon HIDTA program is an Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) sponsored counterdrug grant program that coordinates and provides funding resources to multi-agency drug enforcement task forces to disrupt or dismantle local, multi-state and international drug trafficking organizations.
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